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  1. 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 ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  2. 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 ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  3. Going mobile with satellite services

    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 ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  4. Boosting broadband on the move

    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 b ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  5. Public use of spectrum

    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 t ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  6. Radio controlled road use

    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 ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  7. Cars that communicate

    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 sys ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  8. A radar for your car

    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) sys ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  9. Mandating Europe’s spectrum experts

    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-oper ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

  10. The National Role in Radio Spectrum Policy

    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 refle ...

    lukasmt - 09/05/2017 - 18:46

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