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World Broadcasting Unions’ Reaffirms Joint Support to DTT after WRC-15

December 11, 2015 / Toronto, Canada - The outcome of the last ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) has been welcomed by regional broadcasting unions worldwide. The decision for a global No Change in the 470-694/698MHz band (with a few exceptions in Regions 2 and 3)1 ensures a harmonized use of the band for terrestrial broadcasting and creates favourable conditions for the continuous development of digital terrestrial television (DTT). In Europe broadcasters now have the required certainty to invest in releasing the 700MHz band and repacking the lower UHF band in order to accommodate the existing TV services. Furthermore, this will ...

World Broadcasting Unions’ (WBU) Statement on Spectrum Allocation Associated with WRC-15

August 11, 2015 / Toronto, Canada - At a June 23rd meeting of the Directors and Secretaries General of the WBU in Prague (the Czech Republic) the WBU position on Spectrum Allocation, which will be discussed in the forthcoming World Radio Conference (WRC-15) later this year, was strongly reaffirmed. The use of radio-frequency spectrum by broadcasters remains the most 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 ...