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Radio Frequencies

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL3046, tabled on 7 November 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to other European administrations about allocating the 960–1164MHz band of spectrum for use by audio Programme Making and Special Events.

Answered on

17 November 2016

DCMS has not made representations.

Ofcom has been very active in making representations to other administrations and regulators about the opportunities for utilising the 960-1164 MHz band. Ofcom has shared its analysis with the European Commission and the Conference of European Post and Telecommunications (CEPT) as well as making direct contact with spectrum regulators in France, Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden.