Lamy Report

WRC-15 safeguards sub-700MHz band for broadcasting in EMEA

European public broadcasters body the EBU has applauded a decision reached at WRC-15 to safeguard the 470-694MHz spectrum band for digital-terrestrial broadcasting in ‘ITU Region 1’ – covering Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa, into the next decade. The decision followed pressure by the mobile telecom lobby to bring the 470-694MHz range into play […]

GSMA calls for ‘timely release’ and further review of UHF spectrum

Mobile industry body the GSMA, has called for a “timely release” of the 700 Mhz band for mobile use, and an accelerated review of the sub-700 Mhz UHF band. The GSMA, which represents mobile operators around the world, called on the European Commission to support requests for release of the 700MHz band for mobile use “preferably […]

EBU renews call for safeguarding of DTT spectrum

The EBU has renewed its call for the safeguarding of the interests of digital-terrestrial TV viewers as the European Commission closed its public consultation on the Lamy Report on the future of the UHF band.  The EBU emphasised the conclusion of the Lamy Report that digital-broadcast TV “will continue to play an essential role as […]