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06 Dec 2017
Funding of Public Service Media 2017 (Public Version) Login Only
This publication provides the main findings and a selection of charts and maps from the report Funding of Public Service Media 2017.
06 Dec 2017
Funding of Public Service Media (Infographic) Login Only
Discover the value European public service media deliver to the citizens despite the challenge of diminishing financial resources and increasing competition
06 Dec 2017
PSM Contribution to Society: 2017 report Members Only
Discover how EBU Members used the C2S framework and what they learnt. Review our activities and find out how your organisation can benefit from EBU’s support in 2018.
06 Dec 2017
Euroradio Music Exchange at 50: Looking back, looking forward Members Only
For the last fifty years, the EBU Music Exchange has opened the world of music experience to millions of listeners around Europe and beyond. From its modest beginnings with a seven-concert series, the Exchange has expanded to embrace more countries and all musical genres. Now the annual offer comprises around 3000 concerts, enriching listeners’ lives with the world’s greatest music, featuring leading performers and venues. In short, the Music Exchange opens new horizons.
04 Dec 2017
IP production & ST 2110: it's elementary! 

The December 2017 issue of EBU tech-i magazine includes an overview of the new SMPTE ST 2110 standard, another significant milestone on the road to fully IP-based production, along with an update on how Switzerland's SRF is taking on the IP orchestration challenge.

28 Nov 2017
Fairness in Platform-to-Business Relations 
The EBU has provided its preliminary views in response to the European Commission's Inception Impact Assessment on fairness in platform-to-business relations.
17 Nov 2017
EBU Class Conceptual Model (EBU CCDM) Ver. 2.0 

The EBU Class Conceptual Data Model (EBU CCDM) is an ontology defining a basic set of Classes and properties as a common vocabulary to describe programmes in their different phases of creation from commissioning to delivery.

15 Nov 2017
Activity Report 2016-2017: News Members Only
This past news year has been dominated by Donald Trump’s coming to power and his Twitter-based presidency with constant accusations against mainstream media journalists of providing fake coverage. On the...
07 Nov 2017
Digital Radio Deployment in Europe 

This recommendation concerns the deployment of digital radio in Europe. Key words are DAB, DAB+, DRM and RadioDNS. The document also mentions broadband, linear and non-linear distribution, and the use of Band III VHF.  

02 Nov 2017
The Future of Audience Measurement: Key Challenges Login Only
This document aims to explain, in non-technical language, the key challenges that EBU Members’ audience researchers and data analysts are facing, or are likely to face in the future with regard to the increasing complexity of audience measurement. It also provides guidance for top management to mitigate challenges and explore data to its full potential.
30 Oct 2017
EBU Core Metadata Set v.1.8 

This is version 1.8 of EBUCore. It expands the list of elements originally defined in EBU Tech 3293 (version 1.0,  2001). 

26 Oct 2017
Relevance of FTA distribution for PSM 

Many countries ensure that high quality media content is available to all citizens. This public policy objective includes obligations for PSM providers to produce content and services, and make them universally available and free at the point of reception.

12 Oct 2017
Register of CNI and VPS codesTV Systems 

This is an extract of ETSI TS 101 231 where code registrations for the PDC and VPS systems are maintained and updated. New codes can be requested HERE. The full TS 101 231 document is available free of charge on the ETSI website.  

11 Oct 2017
Licence Fee 2017 Members Only
This annual publication provides a comprehensive and international perspective on the topic of licence fee, which remains the main source of funding for public service media organizations and is therefore a crucial issue for most PSM in Europe. The report covers the latest developments across Europe, and provides updated information on licence fee amounts, redistribution of funds, collection systems, basis for collection, exemptions and evasion rates.
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.