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  1. 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... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  2. 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... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  3. 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... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  4. 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 calls in the sky Mobile ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  5. 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 approach could also be worthwhile for ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  6. 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... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  7. 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. Share this p ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  8. Public use of spectrum

    The public sector is a substantial user of radio spectrum – like for public safety and defence. Share this page ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  9. 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... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20

  10. Cars that communicate

    "Communicating cars" could keep rush hour traffic moving, improve safety, and revolutionise your driving experience. Share this page ...

    Marketa Lukasko... - 26/04/2017 - 17:20