GCI, the telecom company that owns KTVA-TV, is petitioning against Gray Television Licensee LLC's efforts to purchase both KTUU-TV and KYES-TV in Anchorage.
In a petition filed to the Federal Communications Commission in mid-November, GCI said Gray Television, a Georgia-based company, was attempting to take control of Anchorage's television market. GCI claimed Gray's purchase of both stations would be a breach of FCC policy.
GCI said Gray is already acquiring the dominant station in Anchorage by taking ownership of KTUU.
Alaska Dispatch Publishing