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Ofcom consults on refarming 700 MHz DTT spectrum

Thursday 31 March 2016 | 16:45 CET | News
Ofcom has opened a call for input until 13 May on its plans to refarm the 700 MHz spectrum from DTT to mobile broadband services. The regulator estimates that between 14 million and 20 million households will simply need to retune their TVs. In addition 100,000 to 160,000 homes may need to replace their aerials (average cost GBP 150) and 40,000 to 110,000 homes may need to point their aerials in a different direction (GBP 50). Finally, a very small number may have to switch to satellite or cable. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Ofcom
Countries: United Kingdom
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