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Dutch govt proposes DTT auction in July

Wednesday 10 February 2016 | 17:05 CET | News
The Dutch government has presented a proposal to auction the digital terrestrial TV licence in July. The DTT service is currently operated by KPN's Digitenne, and its licence will expire in February 2017. According to the draft proposal from the economic affairs and culture ministries, the plans should be finalised by April, in order to open applications for the licences in May. The new licence would run until February 2030, in the 470-790 MHz band, up to the edge of the spectrum reserved for mobile services. In response, KPN said the government's timeframe is too short. The operator wants

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Digitenne / KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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