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  1. Radio Spectrum: coordination, harmonisation and information

    The Radio Spectrum Policy Programme sets the roadmap for encouraging efficient management and use of spectrum to meet the increasing needs for spectrum in the internal market. The overall goals of EU's Radio Spectrum Policy are to coordinate the use ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 27/04/2016 - 14:07

  2. Improving access to Radio Spectrum through Market Mechanisms

    The trend towards greater flexibility and more competition in spectrum use is made easier by a market-based approach to individual rights of use. Spectrum management reform in the EU The traditional approach to spectrum management is based on deciding who ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  3. Flexibility- the key to competition and innovation

    As demand for the use of radio spectrum increases, a more flexible approach to spectrum allocation is needed. This includes the reduction of rigid allocations of spectrum to specific technologies or services in order to speed up the response to market dev ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 10/06/2015 - 15:08

  4. Spectrum needs and spectrum availability

    Many technologies and applications that use the radio spectrum are highly innovative, and essential for economic growth. The EU needs the best regulatory framework to ensure appropriate spectrum is available for new and existing users- while avoiding pote ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 12/09/2016 - 11:02

  5. Reorganising the EU's spectrum

    With increasing demands on radio spectrum from a wealth of new applications, this scarce and valuable commodity must be managed and used as efficiently as possible, to ensure the most benefit to society. In particular, if frequencies become available for ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  6. Delivering the digital dividend

    The transition from analogue to digital television technology releases a significant amount of high quality radio spectrum which can be made available for new services and technologies: a ‘digital dividend’ that benefits both the broadcasting sector and t ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  7. Electronic access: anytime, anywhere

    Electronic communications services (ECS) give consumers and businesses access to high-speed internet, mobile TV and other technologies, wherever and whenever needed. Ensuring access across Europe takes coordination and co-operation on radio spectrum: enab ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 12/09/2016 - 11:01

  8. Going mobile with satellite services

    Mobile satellite services can support areas from high-speed internet and mobile TV to disaster relief: reaching areas currently inaccessible by other means, and including cross-border and pan-European services. To make these services easier to implement, ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  9. Boosting broadband on the move

    Developing wireless broadband networks to access the internet and other innovative applications is a key EU objective: it will not only make broadband more available in cities, but also in those rural areas not yet reached by fixed broadband. Availability ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  10. Public use of spectrum

    The public sector is a substantial user of radio spectrum – like for public safety and defence. Public sector bodies are substantial users of spectrum – representing 40-50% of the valuable frequencies below 15 GHz. They were often the first to deploy radi ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 16/03/2016 - 15:35