Broadcast Networks Europe

EBU calls on lawmakers to preserve Lower UHF Band

A broad coalition of associations and companies in the European broadcasting industry have urged European lawmakers to preserve the Lower UHF Band (470-694 MHz) for broadcasting and wireless production equipment (PMSE: Programme Making and Special Events). A total of 57 associations and companies from across 18 European countries making up Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE) have […]

Broadcast Networks Europe names new chief

Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE), the association of European-terrestrial transmission network providers, has named Arnaud Lucaussy, CEO of France’s TDF, as president. Lucuaussy takes over the reins of the organisation from Josep Ventosa, director of Cellnex Telecom’s Spanish unit. Brussels-based BNE groups together 17 transmission services providers from 19 European countries and is dedicated to the […]

Value of UHF for DTT “outweighs mobile by four to one”

Digital-terrestrial broadcasting would provide the most valuable use of UHF spectrum for the next 15 years, according to a study by consultancy Aetha for Abertis Telecom, Arqiva, the BBC, Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE), the EBU and TDF.  The report said that the value of the 460-862MHz or UHF band is greater for DTT than mobile […]