Arab regulators agree common positions for WRC

Wednesday 2 September 2015 | 16:43 CET | News
The 20th meeting of the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) was held in Rabat, Morocco, hosted by regulator Anrt. Attendees discussed the 470-862 MHz broadcasting agreement of 2006. Under a new structure, broadcasters will be able to transmit four to six channels over a single 8 MHz multiplex. The meeting also addressed cross-border spectrum coordination within the Middle East and in frontier areas with Europe, Asia and Africa. A a recent report by the GSMA argued that if ASMG member states do not quickly regulate for extra TV frequencies to be refarmed to mobile, they may have to wait

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