May 2013

Aetha assisted the BBC and Channel 4 in the development of their response to Ofcom’s consultation regarding the pricing of terrestrial broadcast spectrum. The study considered the approach suggested by Ofcom to charge Administrative Incentive Pricing (AIP) to spectrum currently used for Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). Within the report, we provided clear economic arguments against such an application in the short term, taking into account the specific constraints faced by the broadcasting sector.

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