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Sinclair, Nexstar agree spectrum share

In preparation for the approval of next-generation broadcast standard ATSC 3.0 by the Federal Communications Commission, as well as the implementation of national television station ‘repacking’, Sinclair Broadcast Group and…

Microsoft plans ‘White Space’ broadband strategy

Microsoft plans ‘White Space’ broadband strategy

Brad Smith, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, has announced a strategy utilising so-called TV White Spaces spectrum – unused spectrum in the UHF television bands in the 600 MHz…

Ofcom sets rules for mobile spectrum auction

Ofcom sets rules for mobile spectrum auction

Ofcom has revealed how airwaves will be released to meet the growing demand for mobile broadband, including new measures to safeguard competition. People and businesses increasingly need reliable, high-speed mobile…

DSA supports EECC code

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) welcomes the European Commission’s proposed European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) and has suggested recommendations to ensure the Code’s spectrum provisions extend connectivity for Europe’s citizens…

FCC grants OneWeb US market access

FCC grants OneWeb US market access

The Federal Communications Commission has approved a request by WorldVu Satellites Limited, which does business as OneWeb, to access the United States satellite market. The action paves the way for…

Australia proposes broadcast and content reform package

Australia proposes broadcast and content reform package

Australia’s Government has announced a comprehensive package of reforms that it says will improve the sustainability of Australia’s free-to-air broadcasting sector, protect children from exposure to gambling advertising and support…

BT: “IPTV can lead to fully-connected population”

Helen Burrows, Head of Policy at BT, has called for the UK government to take policy decisions that she suggests would lead to a more connected society, building on the…

Australia abolishes broadcasting licence fees

Australia’s Government has announced a comprehensive package of reforms that it suggests will improve the sustainability of Australia’s free-to-air broadcasting sector, support the creation of high quality Australian content and…

FTTH lobby seeks 5G role

FTTH lobby seeks 5G role

The FTTH Council Europe – whose mission is to accelerate ubiquitous, fibre-based connectivity for a competitive Gigabit Society – has organised a cross-industry debate in the European Parliament that will…

FCC spectrum auction to wrap March 30

The FCC’s latest spectrum auction is likely to end this week. The auction has been running since January although the FCC isn’t likely to announce the ‘winners’ – or the…

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