With more than 14,000 radio stations across the country, NAB understands the importance radio broadcasters play in their local communities and supports their businesses by providing numerous benefits, including professional development opportunities, networking and business development events and cost-saving programs for stations.
EQUIPPING MOBILE PHONES WITH BROADCAST RADIO CAPABILITY FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Wireless companies and others claim that the current amount of spectrum, or airwaves, allocated for high-speed wireless Internet service are not sufficient to meet the expected increase in consumer demand over the next few years. These companies have urged the federal government to reallocate spectrum for future wireless use. Learn More »
THE PERFORMANCE RIGHTS ACT PUTS LOCAL JOBS AT RISK
During the past two Congresses, some members of Congress, at the behest of the big record labels, introduced a bill to impose a performance tax on local radio broadcasters. The Performance Rights Act would have imposed a devastating new fee on local stations simply for airing music on the radio airing the music that provides free promotion to the labels and artists. Learn More »
NAB provides its members with strong leadership and advocacy on over 60 regulatory and legislative issues, legal and licensing resources and more!