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French broadcasters voice concerns to Vals about 700 MHz

Tuesday 2 December 2014 | 14:40 CET | News
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The CEOs of French TV broadcasters TF1, Lagardere Active, NextRadioTV and NRJ, have written a joint letter to Prime Minister Manuel Valls to express their concerns about the refarming of 700 MHz spectrum from DTT to mobile services, reports La Correspondance de la Presse. The letter refers to a "regression" from six multiplexes to five, which would inhibit "necessary evolutions, notably the passage of all channels to HD, and would definitely freeze DTT in its current configuration." They also call for the cost of freeing up the spectrum to be paid by a dedicated fund financed by the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Lagardere / NextRadioTV / NRJ / TF1
Countries: France
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