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German states support frequency auction

Monday 30 March 2015 | 15:01 CET | News
The German Chamber of states supports the draft regulation for the auction of 700 MHz frequencies and the switch to DVB-T2, Heise.de reports. Spectrum currently used by broadcasters will be assigned to mobile operators to improve the broadband supply in rural areas. In order to vacate the frequencies, terrestrial television under the DVB-T standard is due to be replaced with its more efficient successor DVB-T2. Terrestrial television viewers will have to get new DVB-T2-ready set-top boxes, which are not to be launched on the market before 2016. The switch is planned to start in 2017. In the

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