Germany has completed freeing up the terrestrial frequencies in the 700 MHz range which can now be used for mobile communications.
This month, transmitter company Teracom will conclude the DTT migration from the 700 MHz band.
The European Union has reached an agreement on opening up the 700 MHz band to mobile services by 2020. The sub-700 MHz band will remain available for broadcasting until at least 2030.
NRJ subsidiary Towercast is set to receive EUR18.2 million compensation following the revoking of two DTT multiplexes by the CSA.
Austria wants to transfer the terrestrial frequency range between 694 and 790 MHz currently used for broadcasting to mobile network operators from 2020.
The German Federal Network Agency will commence the auction of the frequencies in the 700 MHz range for fast mobile internet access in particular in rural regions on May 27, 2015.
German federal network agency Bundesnetzagentur has initiated the auction of the 700 MHz frequency spectrum.