The digital dividend mitigation and convergence broadcast and mobile systems

Course objectives

The Digital Dividend course gives an update on the current frequency situation with the release of the 700 and 800 MHz UHF frequencies for use by mobile services in focus; potential interference and possible mitigation. Methods for accessing interference are discussed. The ongoing convergence between broadcast and mobile services is also discussed.

Duration: 3 days

Target groups: Operators, broadcast planning engineers as well as administrations

Prerequisities: Basic knowledge of radio communication technology

Participants: Up to 20 people

Language: English

Location: At Your premises or at Progira Premises

Lecturers: Mats Ek, Technical Director at PROGIRA

Course content

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Digital Dividend overview
  • Current frequency usage
  • Mobile spectrum requirements vs Broadcast
  • Sharing between broadcast and mobile services
  • Interference issues
  • Methods for accessing interference
  • Mitigation
  • Coordination issues within the GE06 Agreement
  • Spectrum efficiently measures
  • Convergence broadcast and telecom services