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Presentation - 02 Nov 2016
Access Services Pan European Survey 2016 
Overall, EBU Members have increased access services significantly. Public service broadcasters across Europe are aware that access services are an important topic and a distinctive feature in comparison with competitors in most countries. Find out more in this survey.
Test material - 09 Oct 2016
Reference listening level signal 

This signal is provided to help set a correct reference listening level as per EBU Tech 3343 (paragraph 8.2).

Activity Report - 03 Oct 2016
Activity report 2015-2016: Eurovision Academy 
This report details the activities and achievements of the Eurovision Academy services from October 2015 to September 2016
BPN - 16 Sep 2016
Major Features of ATSC 3.0 Restricted

This document briefly gives the main features of the American ATSC 3.0 IP delivery suite of standards that should be finalised in early 2017. 

tech-i magazine - 06 Sep 2016
Meeting Audience Expectations 

Our latest issue of tech-i 29 takes a closer look at meeting audience expectations, women and technology, big data, cybersecurity, live IP and more!

Recommendations - 02 Sep 2016
Mitigation of Ransomware and Malware Attacks 

This Recommendation sets out a series of steps that should be taken by media companies to mitigate the effects of ransomware and malware attacks on its media assets.

Recommendations - 02 Sep 2016
Cybersecurity Governance for Media Companies 

This Recommendation sets out a set of steps to help avoid cyberattacks on media companies. It describes a typical cybersecurity policy and the roles and their responsibilities therein.

Recommendations - 04 Aug 2016
TV Lighting Consistency Index 2012 & TV Luminaire Matching Factor 2013 

This recommendation aids broadcasters intending to assess new lighting equipment or to re-assess the colorimetric quality of their tv production lighting. This advice is based on the mathematical methods specified in Tech 3355. Version 2.0, August 2016 adds an important note to the recommendation.

Tech 3000 series - 25 Jul 2016
Guidelines for distribution and reproduction in accordance with R 128 

The document presents practical guidelines to relevant settings and processing in the signal chain from the studio to consumer equipment. It aims to achieve consistent loudness levels throughout the complete chain from broadcaster to consumer. This is version 2.1, July 2016; editorial changes only (pagination, typos and fonts). 

Factsheet - 08 Jul 2016
How 5G can enhance public service media's contribution to the digital society 
The broadcasting industry has been an early driver of digital technologies, standards and innovation. For Public Service Media (PSM) in particular, digital innovation underpins universal availability to all members of the society and a crucial contribution to informed citizenship. A well-adapted 5G EU policy and development can support PSM’s role and contribution to the digital society.
Technical Reports - 06 Jul 2016
Video System Requirements for UHDTV and an Advanced 1080p TV Format 

The report discusses video system requirements for UHDTV and an advanced 1080p HDTV format, to help inform broadcasters making decisions on infrastructures and flexible workflows. Today's version corrects a typo and a link.

Position paper - 05 Jul 2016
EBU Reply: ePrivacy 
EBU Reply to the questionnaire for the public consultation on the evaluation and review of the ePrivacy Directive.
Report - 29 Jun 2016
SVoD in Europe Members Only
An in-depth study including market analysis, description of the most prominent players and their catalogues, and insights about consumer behavior. The report also details PSM organizations' positions regarding SVoD and analyses the broader impact of SVoD on the audiovisual value chain.
Report - 23 Jun 2016
PSM Correlations (Public Version) Login Only
A correlational study exploring links between PSM funding and performance and several indicators of societal well-being
Activity Report - 16 Jun 2016
EBU Annual Report 2015-2016 
Welcome to the European Broadcasting Union’s Annual Report for 2015-2016. We believe that public service media (PSM) are an essential component of vibrant, open and democratic societies. This is why the...
14 Jun 2016
Big Data Week - Insights 
This reports covers and sums up the events and main findings of the EBU Big Data Week, which took place from 21 to 25 March in Geneva.
tech-i magazine - 09 Jun 2016
What’s all the fuss about HbbTV? 

EBU tech-i magazine, Issue 28 answers the question what all the 'fuzz' around HbbTV is about, takes a look at the advantages of the IMF and much more...

Recommendations - 06 Jun 2016
Tolerances on "Illegal" colours in television 

Recommendation concerning permissible tolerances of video signals in digital television systems.

Recommendations - 20 May 2016
EBU Position on defining a renderer in Next Generation Audio systems 

This recommendation formalises the EBU's position that  the renderer and codec, including bit stream and associated technical and descriptive metadata be specified and standardized as part of Next Generation Audio systems based on audio-objects. 

Tech 3000 series - 17 May 2016
The Cross Platform Authentication Protocol 

The development of CPA has been transferred to ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute), which has published TS 103 407 V1.1.1 (2016-04), based on version 1.0 of this EBU document.