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WRC maintains sub-700 MHz spectrum for broadcasting in EMEA

Friday 27 November 2015 | 10:43 CET | News
The World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva has decided against opening up more sub-700 MHz band spectrum to mobile services. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) welcomed the decision to leave the UHF spectrum exclusively allocated to terrestrial TV services in ITU Region 1, which covers Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Delegates to the WRC reached this conclusion after deliberations over whether the lower UHF frequency band (470-694 MHz) should be retained for broadcasting only or also allocated to mobile broadband. The spectrum is currently used by broadcast

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