Transmission and network technologies for radio, TV and Online media services

The scope of the Strategic Programme on Distribution covers radio, TV, and other media services. It comprises transmission and network technologies and their evolution. Focus is on increasing audience reach.

  • Study the relevance of different media distribution options for EBU Members, including mobile networks
  • Focus in particular on reach, quality, costs, and market position
  • Investigate the opportunities and threats of OTT distribution
  • Influence the standardization of new distribution technologies
  • Build cross-industry support for solution in line with EBU Members' requirements
  • Assist Members’ adoption of 5G and other distribution technologies to increase reach and provide enhanced services
  • Develop strategic guidance for reaching portable and mobile devices, including in vehicles, with all content and services
  • Investigate CDN-based solutions for on-line distribution and possible alternatives