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Opinion: Into the brave new digital world
May 30, 2006
by Website author

Julian McGougan of broadcasting transmission company Arqiva considers the role of the regulator in maximising the digital dividend and questions whether even the most liberal economies can ever leave this process fully to market forces. Read more...

Appeal launched against ISO’s rejection of Chinese wireless standard
May 26, 2006
by Website author

The Chinese authorities have made some serious allegations about the IEEE in what is being called a last ditch attempt to secure a place on the global stage for WAPI, their own wireless LAN security standard. Read more...

Appeal launched against ISO’s rejection of Chinese wireless standard
May 26, 2006
by admin_pt

The Chinese authorities have made some serious allegations about the IEEE in what is being called a last ditch attempt to secure a place on the global stage for WAPI, their own wireless LAN security standard. Read more...

RRC-06 agrees technical framework for draft digital plan
May 23, 2006
by Website author

The ITU Regional Radiocommunication Conference (RRC-06) which began last week in Geneva has taken the first decision in what is expected to be an intense five week meeting. Read more...

A foretaste of the political battles to come over the digital dividend
May 23, 2006
by Website author

As regulators plan broadcasting frequency allocations for the digital age it is becoming clear that in the UK at least there will be substantial pressure to allocate the released frequencies to terrestrial High Definition Television. Read more...

FCC delays AWS auction
May 23, 2006
by Website author

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has delayed its auction of spectrum licences for Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) until August 9, 2006. Read more...

RRC-06 gets underway in Geneva
May 18, 2006
by Website author

It wasn’t quite the Cannes Film Festival, which also opened this week, but May 15th saw the beginning of the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) Regional Radio Conference (RRC-06) in Geneva. Read more...

European Parliament to investigate digital dividend (Audio available)
May 16, 2006
by Website author

The industry, research and energy (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament is to hold a hearing on allocating the frequencies released by analogue TV switch off. Read more...

Setting a dangerous precedent?
May 08, 2006
by Website author

The growing interest in using C-band for UMTS or wireless broadband is ringing alarm bells for satellite operators. Read more...

Regulators recommend allowing mobile TV in L-band
May 05, 2006
by Website author

PolicyTracker understands that the use of L-band is the main proposal to emerge from a working group asked by the European Commission to find more spectrum for mobile TV. Read more...

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