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.

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