European Commission opens public consultation on UHF band

Thursday 20 November 2014 | 13:37 CET | News
The European Commission's Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG) has opened a public consultation on its draft opinion on a long-term strategy on the future use of the UHF band (470-790 MHz) in the EU. The RSPG recommends that member states quickly set a time frame to make it possible for 700 MHz frequencies to be provided for mobile broadband services. Two dates are proposed: 2020 and 2022. For the rest of the UHF band (470-694 MHz), the RSPG recommends preserving access to DTT at least until 2030, a timeframe introduced in September in the report submitted to the European Commission by Pascal

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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