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Smartphones and tablets now play an important role in accessing media content and services. Mobile broadband is becoming a significant delivery platform for broadcasters. However, the potential of mobile broadband for the delivery of broadcasting content and services to large audiences is unknown. There is limited understanding between the mobile and broadcasting communities.  It is important for broadcasters to do more to study different mobile delivery options and improve the relationship so both parties can benefit in the future.

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EBU Project Group on CTN-Mobile

The topic of CTN-Mobile is part of the EBU's Strategic Programme on Future Distribution Strategies.

Main activities:

  • Helps to establish a constructive forum where broadcasters and the mobile industry can explore future developments, including possible links between mobile broadband and terrestrial broadcasting.
  • Studyies technical, operational and regulatory issues associated with the delivery of broadcast services over mobile broadband networks and providing guidance to you.
  • Develops common terminology for conveying the needs of broadcasters.
  • Conducts research to determine what types of use cases and usage patterns would be feasible and beneficial for public service broadcasters, taking into account current and future requirements and constraints.

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