Former European Commissioner Pascal Lamy, who lead a High Level Group on Spectrum formed by the EC, presented the Commission with his report from the group. It contained two recommendations on the use of the airwaves across Europe:
The 700 MHz band (694-790 MHz) currently used by terrestrial broadcasting networks and wireless microphones should be re-purposed to wireless broadband across Europe by 2020
Use by terrestrial broadcasters of the remaining UHF spectrum below 700 MHz should be safeguarded until 2030
Lamy’s report also called for a full assessment of market and technological developments by 2025.
The full report can be found here.