Analog switch off and use of digital dividend

Report
Analog switch off and use of
digital dividend
Liljana Denkovska
Agency for Electronic Communications
Budva, 29-30 september 2014
ASO Goals
• Full digital broadcast of terrestrial television program
services in the Republic of Macedonia on 1 June
2013
• All existing broadcasters at national, regional and
local level to move from analog to digital broadcast
of their television programming services and
• 790-862 MHz frequency band from 1 December
2013 to begin to be used for providing mobile
communications services of the Fourth Generation
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Terrestrial Broadcasters
• National level
3 programs of Public broadcaster (more than half
of the assigned frequencies)
4 programs of commercial broadcasters
• Regional level
10 programs of commercial broadcasters in the
capitol Skopje
• Local level
46 programs of commercial broadcasters
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GE06
UHF-DVB-T
Allotment zone
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
D1 CRN VRV
23
26
28
30
40
47
52
53
61
65
D2 STRACIN
21
37
41
42
46
50
56
60
64
67
D3 TURTEL
22
24
32
38
39
43
44
55
58
62
66
D4 BOSKIJA
21
34
37
41
49
50
54
57
64
68
69
D5 PELISTER
22
25
29
33
37
38
42
46
58
60
63
67
D6 MALI VLAJ
26
32
36
39
41
44
50
52
61
65
66
69
D7 STOGOVO
21
28
31
35
37
43
47
51
57
59
D8 POPOVA
SAPKA
24
27
34
36
38
41
50
55
56
64
D9 GRAD
SKOPJE
25
29
33
37
45
48
51
57
68
66
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Frequency Plan for DVB-T
DIGI PLUS MULTIMEDIJA
ALLOTMENT ZONE
D1 CRN
VRV/SKOPJE
D1 CRN
VRV/VELES
D2 STRACIN
MUX 1
26
MUX 2
28
MUX 3
30
PUBLIC ENTERPRISE
MACEDONIAN BROADCASTING
MUX 4
MUX 5
23
ONE
MUX 6
MUX 7
33
45
40
47
52
21
41
46
37
42
50
56
D3 TURTEL
22
32
43
24
39
38
55
D4 BOSKIJA
21
37
49
34
41
57
54
D5 PELISTER
25
29
33
22
37
38
42
D6 VLAJ
32
39
41
26
36
44
50
D7 STOGOVO
D8 POPOVA
SAPKA
51
57
59
28
43
35
31
24
34
38
27
36
41
50
Pay TV
Free to air
In 2009 these MUX were
In the beginning of 2012 these MUX
awarded through tender
were awarded to Public Enterprise
procedure to Slovenia Telekom according to the Law (for public TV
services)
Free to air
In November 2012
these MUX were
awarded through
tender procedure (for
commercial TV
services)
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ASO
Analogue switch off at the same time throughout the state: Equal treatment
of all viewers, most of the population is covered by a digital signal (simulcast
period), speed ​of process (in one day)
01.06.2013 at 00:00
Key factors for success:
• Participation of all stakeholders in the process : Governmental institutions
(Ministry of Information Society and Administration, Agency for electronic
communications, Broadcasting Council), Broadcasters, Operators …
• Coordinator of the process
• Funds to support the process
• Timely and appropriate information to viewers (Promotion campaign)
• Subsidies for equipment for the reception
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Was ASO successful?
Number of terrestrial TV broadcasters before ASO:
•3 national TV channels of Public broadcaster
•4 national TV channels of commercial broadcasters
•10 regional TV channels of commercial broadcasters
•46 local TV channels of commercial broadcasters
Number of terrestrial TV broadcasters after ASO:
•3 national TV channels of Public broadcaster
•5 national TV channels of commercial broadcasters
•26 regional TV channels of commercial broadcasters
27 local + 2 regional TV channels change platform (cable TV)
1 regional become national
No closed broadcasters
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Future Challenges
One operator for commercial broadcasters (potential monopoly)
Measures taken:
- Broadcasting market definition and analysis (ongoing)
- Designation of SMP operator and appropriate obligations
- Price regulation
Pending issues:
Assignment of the last MUX
DVB-T2 migration
Development of the strategy document (by the Media Agency)
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Digital Dividend 1 (790-862 MHz)
National Frequency Allocation Table from 2007
Civil users
790 - 862 MHz
FIXED
BROADCASTING
LAND MOBILE
Goverment
790 - 862 MHz
Fixed
Notes
ST 61
SRD microphone: 470-862 MHz
ЅАР/ЅАВ
International documents
ERC REC 70-03
ETSI standard
EN 300 422
В7
Governmental decision on 05.10.2010 that the frequency band 790-862 MHz, after
analogue switch off will be used for mobile service according to the appropriate
EU/CEPT Documents - ECC/DEC/(09)03. Implementation into NFAT from 2011
Civil users
790 - 862 MHz
FIXED
Goverment
790 - 862 MHz
Fixed
Notes
International documents
ETSI standard
BROADCASTING
GE06
SRD microphone: 470-862 MHz
SAP/SAB
ERC REC 70-03
EN 300 422
LAND MOBILE
MFCN
ECC/DEC/(09)03
MKC EN 301 908
В7
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Digital Dividend 1 (790-862 MHz)
2011 Change of the national Plan for assignment and utilization of frequencies in order to
Implement ECC/DEC/(09)03
790791
791796
796801
801806
806811
811816
816821
821832
832837
837842
842847
847852
852857
Guard
band
Downlink
Duplex
gap
Uplink
1
MHz
30 MHz (6 blocks of 5 MHz)
11 MHz
30 MHz (6 blocks of 5 MHz)
857862
2013 Auction for 800 & 1800 bands
•Three licenses for 2x10 MHz frequency block (band 800)
•If there is no interest for some 2x10 MHz frequency block it will be devided
onto two 2x5 MHz and auctioned in the second round of auction
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Digital Dividend 1 (790-862 MHz)
Auction results (800 MHz band together with 1800 MHz band)
Operator
ONE
T-Mobile
VIP
Operator
ONE
T-Mobile
VIP
downlink
(MHz)
791-801
801-811
811-821
uplink
(MHz)
1740-1755
1755-1770
1770-1785
uplink (MHz)
832-842
842-852
852-862
downlik
(MHz)
1835-1850
1850-1865
1865-1880
One time fee 30,9 million EUR (10.3 mill each operator)
Coverage obligations: 2 years – 4 years – 6 years
->
20% - 40% - 70% of population.
Authorization is granted for the period of 20 years (01.12.2013 – 01.12.2033)
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БЛАГОДАРАМ
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