Broadcast Networks Europe is dedicated to maintaining an efficient and fair regulatory and operational environment for Terrestrial Broadcast Network Operators with a view to ensuring European citizens continue having universal access to a broad range of TV and radio programs and content as well as other over-the-air services.

Gathering in Brussels

Major operators of terrestrial broadcasting networks in Europe gathered in Brussels today to found a common association called Broadcast Networks Europe.

The twelve founding members are: Abertis (Spain), Arqiva (United Kingdom), Broadcast Services Denmark (Denmark), Elettronica Industriale (Italy), Norkring (Norway), OIV (Croatia), ORS (Austria), Radiocom (Romania), Rai Way (Italy), Swisscom Broadcast (Switzerland), TDF Group (France) and Teracom (Sweden).

Bernard Pauchon (TDF Groupe, France) and Lars Backlund (Teracom, Sweden) were respectively designated as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Association.

As part of their first meeting, member organisations approved the articles of the Association, discussed and agreed on a work programme for the year and established three working groups as follows:

– Technical and Spectrum Availability (Including Interference and operational topics)

– Commercial (including new Digital Terrestrial Television services, digital radio)

– Policy Setting (including value of Digital Terrestrial Television)

The Association will be present at the Spectrum Summit in Brussels on 22 March.

All the major operators of terrestrial broadcasting networks in Europe gathered in Brussels today to found a common association called Broadcast Networks Europe.

The twelve founding members are: Abertis (Spain), Arqiva (United Kingdom), Broadcast Services Denmark (Denmark), Elettronica Industriale (Italy), Norkring (Norway), OIV (Croatia), ORS (Austria), Radiocom (Romania), Rai Way (Italy), Swisscom Broadcast (Switzerland), TDF Group (France) and Teracom (Sweden).

Bernard Pauchon (TDF Groupe, France) and Lars Backlund (Teracom, Sweden) were respectively designated as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Association.

As part of their first meeting, member organisations approved the articles of the Association, discussed and agreed on a work programme for the year and established three working groups as follows:

Technical and Spectrum Availability (Including Interference and operational topics)

Commercial (including new Digital Terrestrial Television services, digital radio)

Policy Setting (including value of Digital Terrestrial Television)

The Association will be present at the Spectrum Summit in Brussels on 22 March.