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DSA welcomes WRC-15 sub-700 MHz spectrum decision

Tuesday 1 December 2015 | 09:41 CET | News
The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA), a global industry group that lobbies for efficient use of spectrum, has welcomed the decision made at the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU's) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) to maintain the ITU's primary allocation of the lower UHF spectrum from 470 MHz to 694 MHz to terrestrial broadcasting (TV) services until at least 2023. DSA executive director Professor H. Nwana described the decision as "sensible", adding that it would allow "large swathes of ITU Region 1 to complete their digital switchover programmes over the next five

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Companies: Dynamic Spectrum Alliance / ITU
Countries: World
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