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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Radio controlled road use

    Radio spectrum has a major role in tomorrow's transport systems: particularly applications that use radio-based technologies in road vehicles. These technologies can help vehicles communicate with roadside transmitters; and support sensing systems to ...

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

  7. Cars that communicate

    "Communicating cars" could keep rush hour traffic moving, improve safety, and revolutionise your driving experience. Focus on road safety "Intelligent Transport Systems and Services" (ITS) includes cooperative systems- for vehicles tha ...

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

  8. A radar for your car

    Innovative radar systems (also known as short-range radars or SRR) are used to actively protect cars against collisions. Once widely used, they could make roads safer for all users. Active safety Automotive short-range radar (SRR) systems use the radio sp ...

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

  9. Mandating Europe’s spectrum experts

    The European Commission can mandate the European Conference on Postal and Telecommunications (CEPT) to carry out studies and other preparatory activities to harmonise the use of the radio spectrum in Europe. The co-operative interaction of CEPT with Commi ...

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

  10. The National Role in Radio Spectrum Policy

    Radio spectrum management is a clear responsibility of the EU's Member States. It is national authorities who implement national policies on spectrum management. These policies and management practices reflect European and international harmonisation ...

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