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Radio Frequencies

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL3043, tabled on 7 November 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Ofcom about contingency plans for the audio Programme Making and Special Events (PMSE) sector should no audio PMSE equipment be available for use in the 960–1164MHz band by Q2 2020 when the 700MHz band is cleared of PMSE users.

Answered on

17 November 2016

Ofcom provides monthly updates to DCMS on its work to encourage development of equipment for use in the 960-1164 MHz band. DCMS and Ofcom are also holding meetings with PMSE representatives and equipment manufacturers.