Germany – Federal Network Agency: UHF study names base requirement of 96 MHz for culture 1889 890 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Germany – Federal Network Agency: UHF study names base requirement of 96 MHz for culture

The study published today by the Federal Network Agency argues for the preservation of TV UHF frequencies for use by PMSE. https://www.bundesnetzagentur.de/DE/Sachgebiete/Telekommunikation/Unternehmen_Institutionen/Frequenzen/Grundlagen/grundlagen-node.html The study recognizes culture’s need for spectrum in the TV-UHF spectrum – daily base requirement 96 megahertz – and writes (page 75): “In 2014, the EU Commission assumed that the requirements (at that…

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German Government parties send important signal for preservation of broadcasting and cultural frequencies 1920 1285 SOS - Save our Spectrum

German Government parties send important signal for preservation of broadcasting and cultural frequencies

Frequencies for broadcasting and culture in the 470 to 694 MHz range must be retained beyond 2030 – this was the result of a high-profile, internationally attended online conference of the German Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies. Representatives from federal and state politics, broadcasting, culture and equipment manufacturers emphasized this requirement in light of…

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New German Coalition-agreement secures UHF frequencies for culture and media 1920 1285 SOS - Save our Spectrum

New German Coalition-agreement secures UHF frequencies for culture and media

Commenting on the decision by the new German coalition parties SPD (Social Democrats), Greens and FDP (Liberals) to “secure the UHF band permanently for culture and broadcasting” (coalition agreement), Initiative SOS – Save Our Spectrum spokesman Jochen Zenthoefer said: “This is the strongest political commitment to the use of the UHF frequencies for culture and…

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Storyline of the Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies 1440 810 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Storyline of the Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies

The Alliance for Broadcasting and Cultural Frequencies has published a storyline. This visualization shows, why the broadcast UHF spectrum needs to be protected before and during the 2023 World Radiocommunication Conference. The latest version of the storyline can be accessed here.

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Broad alliance founded for terrestrial-TV and cultural frequencies 1920 1120 SOS - Save our Spectrum

Broad alliance founded for terrestrial-TV and cultural frequencies

Secure broadcasting frequencies for media and culture in Germany Berlin/Frankfurt/Luxembourg, October 22, 2021 – Broadcasting is fundamental to freedom of the media and freedom of expression, and a vibrant culture is indispensable for a democratic society – this has become clear not only in the Covid-19-crisis. However, the media and the cultural sector are coming…

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UK government extends Freeview licenses until 2034 1920 1083 SOS - Save our Spectrum

UK government extends Freeview licenses until 2034

The UK government is renewing Freeview licenses until 2034, allowing public service and commercial broadcasters such as ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 to continue to deliver content free-to-air to audiences. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) said it had granted Ofcom the power to carry out a renewal of all five…

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