WBU Technical Committee Position on Spectrum Allocation Associated with WRC-15

Jun 23, 2014 / TORONTO, Canada - It is the WBU�s position that: The use of radio-frequency spectrum by broadcasters remains an important vehicle for the efficient and scalable delivery of high-quality media content and emergency alerting services to both fixed and mobile audiences, specifically relying on the following services and systems; DTV Broadcasting Service The WBU does not support any change to the current spectrum allocations at UHF frequencies (470 �694/ 698 MHz). Contiguous spectrum should be allotted in the bands assigned to the broadcast ...

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Dick Tauber to Retire from CNN and as Chair of WBU-ISOG

Oct 23, 2013 / TORONTO, Canada - CNN and broadcast satellite industry legend Dick Tauber is retiring at the end of this year. Tauber has been with CNN for over 32 years, starting as a satellite desk trainee in 1981 and working his way up through a number of positions to his current role as VP of Transmission Systems and New Technology for CNN Worldwide. NABA would like to thank him for his significant contribution to member-company Time Warner�s success, but also to NABA and the World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) as well. Tauber has represented NABA in a variety of ...

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Captioned Radio Update

Captioned Radio is nearing approval as an international recommendation by the ITU Captioning for Radio is an exciting new development in service to the Deaf, Hearing Loss, and Deaf-Blind communities Captioned Radio is nearing approval as an international recommendation by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU-UIT), the agency of the United Nations that adopts standards recommendations for telecommunications services worldwide. At the meeting of Radiocommunication Study Group 6, held on 28 and 29 October 2010, the Study Group decided to seek adoption of a ...

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