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Rarely has there been such a negative reaction to a policy initiative from the European Commission. Most regard it as unworkable and unhelpful.
The industry waits for competitors’ reactions as European Commission gives ringing endorsement of DVB-H mobile TV standard.
HDTV is the future say UK broadcasters, but they can’t afford to buy the spectrum to put it on the terrestrial platform. Is this pre-auction posturing or a looming crisis?
Auctioning the UK’s freed-up analogue TV spectrum on a technology neutral basis could cost hundreds of millions of pounds in re-engineering fees.
The armed forces are often criticised for over-use of the airwaves, but could a technology emerging from the military sphere transform current perceptions of spectrum scarcity?