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Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Radio Spectrum: coordination, harmonisation and information

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 o ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Improving access to Radio Spectrum through Market Mechanisms

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 traditi ...

Wednesday, 14 June, 2017

Flexibility- the key to competition and innovation

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 servi ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

WAPECS- a flexible approach to spectrum use

WAPECS- a flexible approach to spectrum use With the rapid technology advance that characterises ICT, regulatory procedures must more easily adapt, to support rapid market evolution and encourage innovative services. The WAPECS approach is paving the way ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Spectrum needs and spectrum availability

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 ne ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Reorganising the EU's spectrum

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, ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Delivering the digital dividend

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 bo ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Electronic access: anytime, anywhere

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 ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Phoning from the flight

Phoning from the flight Often, aircraft are among the few places where mobile phones cannot function. But this is now changing in Europe; new rules and conditions set out in 2008 allow air passengers to call from above the clouds. The right equipment for ...

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017

Staying in touch while on board ship

Staying in touch while on board ship EU action on radio spectrum is helping those on board ships stay in touch through mobile communications.   Ongoing work After equivalent work on the use of  GSM phones on aircraft,  the Commission found a coordinated a ...

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