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11 Oct 2017
Licence Fee 2017 (Public Version) Login Only
Provides the main findings and a selection of charts and maps from the report Licence Fee 2017
11 Oct 2017
Licence Fee (Infographic) Login Only
Find out why the licence fee is still the most stable, transparent and adaptable way to fund public service media, and how it delivers value for money for European citizens
10 Oct 2017
Activity Report 2016-2017: EBU Academy 
This report details the activities and achievements of our EBU Academy services over the last year. Our EBU Academy team is here fo support the EBU's strategy by delivering the most relevant courses for Members' professionals.
05 Oct 2017
Perfect Storm: The multiple challenges facing public service news and why tackling them is vital for democracy 
Second edition News and current affairs are core to public service media (PSM). Informing all audiences with independent news and helping them to better understand the world is crucial for a democratic...
03 Oct 2017
FIMS Media SOA Framework V. 1.3.1 

This is EBU Tech 3356, the General Description of version 1.3.1 (Oct. 2017) of the FIMS specification of a vendor-neutral common framework for implementing Interoperable Media Services using a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).  

02 Oct 2017
PSM Requirements in Distribution 

PSM organisations produce content and services for linear and non-linear distribution. A set of distribution requirements has been defined to ensure the desired availability and technical quality of PSM services across all platforms and on all devices.

29 Sep 2017
Video Monitors 

The advent of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Colour Gamut (WCG) video naturally leads to consideration of what constitutes a good monitor for use with such signals.

29 Sep 2017

For Public Service Media access services such as subtitling are very important. The formats used for its creation and distribution are evolving.

27 Sep 2017
Media Consumption Trends 2017 Members Only
The Media Consumption Trends report puts « traditional » TV and radio into the wider context of media consumption, exploring what type of video and audio content is being watched and listened to, and on which platforms and devices.
26 Sep 2017

The Interoperable Master Format is a SMPTE standard for the interchange of multi-version, finished audio-visual content. How relevant is it for broadcasters?

26 Sep 2017
Quality Control (QC) 

Guaranteeing the quality of media content is vital for our industry. The EBU helps all actors to speak a common Quality Control (QC) language.

26 Sep 2017
Virtual Reality (VR) 

Virtual Reality is hot in the domain of video games, but what can it bring for public service media?

15 Sep 2017
Cloud Security for Media Companies 

This recommendation concerns the measures to be taken to secure cloud-based production environments against cyberthreats.

15 Sep 2017
Evaluation of IMF for broadcasters 

This report provides the conclusions of work performed in the EBU IMF-TV group with regard to the relevance of the Interoperable Master Format for broadcasters. It includes a basic introduction to IMF.

14 Sep 2017
User requirements for Video Monitors in Television Production 

Tech 3320 defines the technical characteristics for video broadcast monitors used in a professional TV production environment for evaluation and control of the images being produced.

01 Sep 2017
Public Service Media and the Power of Drama Members Only
Drama has always been an essential genre for public service media (PSM). However, in recent years drama has proved to be a difficult genre for us in terms of cooperation.
01 Sep 2017
SFN myths and Realities 

Broadcasters are often asked why they do not make greater use of Single Frequency Networks (SFNs). This guide tells you why not all the SFN advantages can be maximized at the same time.

31 Aug 2017
Telecoms Framework 
The way electronic communications networks and services are regulated at EU level directly impacts the availability and technical quality of media services.
31 Aug 2017
Radio, but not as we know it 

The September 2017 issue of EBU tech-i magazine includes Swedish Radio's award-winning NXG Radio House project, NRK's use of drones in live production and SWR's Markus Ostertag's view on IP production.

31 Jul 2017
Cost-benefit analysis of FM, DAB, DAB+ and broadband for radio broadcasters and listeners 

This article analyses distribution and consumption costs of analogue FM radio, digital radio (such as DAB) and internet radio streamed via unicast.