WBU Cyber Security Recommendations for Media Vendors’ Systems, Software and Services

The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) developed the following cyber security recommendations which reflect the performance aspirations of both organizations in media vendors’ systems, software and services. Based on the original work by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and North American Broadcasting Association (NABA), these recommendations are intended to create a dialogue with media vendors with the goal of their achieving more consistent and effective compliance with cyber security best practices. Read the full document here:

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Caribbean Broadcasting Union Partners Donate Equipment to Hurricane-Hit Radio Services

Photo - Director of Information & Broadcasting Farrah Banks (left) and Radio Anguilla Technician Lester Richardson inspect the fully functioning BBC-donated antenna. The Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) is offering a sincere thank you to its international partners who came through with much-needed support for three of the radio stations hardest hit by catastrophic Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Despite suffering major damage and staff dislocation, Radio Anguilla, Radio Turks and Caicos and the Dominica Broadcasting Service kept transmitting during and after the ...

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New .radio Web Domain Taking Applications

For those who work in the radio field, a new web domain is available: .radio. In place of, or to supplement, your .com, .radio is for radio broadcasting companies, internet radio stations, individual radio employees, radio vendor companies, and amateurs. This initiative began with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and is supported by all of the EBU’s sister broadcast unions. The World .Radio Advisory Board (managed by the EBU) handles the administrative end of who can have access to this new domain. The complicated initial launch phase started in August of ...

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WBU-TC Digital Radio Guide – Version 1 (2017)

The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) is the collective organisation of the World’s eight broadcasting unions. In order to help broadcasters and administrations to decide on a policy for the transition from analogue to digital radio, the WBU Technical Committee has assembled information on the alternative systems currently used. Version 1 of the Guide is available here: Comments and suggestions on the completeness of the Radio Guide are welcome. They should be sent to the WBU-TC Vice-Chair at amal@abu.org.my. The text will be reviewed and a Version 2 will be ...

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Kazimir Bacic elected Director-General of HRT

Kazimir Bacic has worked for Croatian Radio and Television since 1984, and was most recently Head of Technology at HRT before being elected Director-General. He is also the Vice-Chair of the WBU International Media Connectivity Group (IMCG).

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