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Case study - 01 Mar 2018
No Billag: A Swiss Vote on PSM Funding Members Only
The reasons of the Swiss popular vote on abolishing the licence fee and any other form of public funding and the consequences of the vote.
BPN - 27 Feb 2018
Augmented Reality - A first guide for broadcasters Restricted

In 2017, Augmented Reality gained momentum due to the release of Software Development Kits and Computer Graphics productions from big players, such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Snapchat. This guide provides an introduction to the latest AR developments.

Report - 27 Feb 2018
Trust in Media 2018 Login Only
This annually updated report builds on the results of the Eurobarometer survey to provide a comprehensive source of information on trust in media across Europe.
BPN - 23 Feb 2018
5G and PSM - Opportunities in distribution of AV content & services Restricted

This document aims at describing opportunities in the distribution of audiovisual content and services over 5G networks. 

Report - 19 Feb 2018
How are EBU Members exploring esports? Members Only
This report provides a general introduction to the world of eSports, together with a snapshot of ongoing projects within the EBU ecosystem.
Report - 14 Feb 2018
Digital Radio 2018 Login Only
A yearly progress report of the roll-out of digital terrestrial radio in European markets, including country-by-country analysis and a look at future trends
Report - 08 Feb 2018
PSM's Competitive Environment Members Only
This report analyses and provides insights into the activities and business models of the biggest commercial media groups operating in Europe. By comparing their financial results, degree of internationalisation and investment in audiovisual content, the report gives a wider perspective of where European PSM stand among these larger, highly diversified international players.
Technical Reports - 23 Jan 2018
Modelling Core Business Objects and Processes in Digital Media Enterprises 

This report presents a value chain model of business objects and the cycle of business processes in digital media enterprises. The scope of the model is end to end, representing all value adding activities by media enterprises and their consumers.

Position paper - 23 Jan 2018
Joint statement to EU institutions on interoperability of radio sets 
The EBU, EDRA and WorldDAB ask the EU Insititutions to introduce specific provisions to promote the interoperability of radio reception devices in the final text of the EU Electornic Communications Code.
BPN - 21 Dec 2017
An EBU Initial Guide to High Dynamic Range Restricted

High Dynamic Range (HDR) can make major difference to image quality. This EBU guide is meant to help EBU Members find their way in the concepts and standards that form the basis of the current HDR technology.

Guide - 19 Dec 2017
PSM Remit Principles for the Digital Media Age 
The Legal Focus on the PSM Remit identifies non-binding guidance principles to help PSM organizations deal with the critical question of their role in the digital media age.
Guide - 18 Dec 2017
Public Funding Principles for PSM 
The EBU has published Public Funding Principles for Public Service Media (PSM). Coming at a critical time when PSM funding is under pressure in many different countries, these principles serve as a non-binding...
Report - 14 Dec 2017
Advertising Trends Members Only
An in-depth analysis of developments and trends in the advertising market and how they impact media industry funding in general and PSM funding in particular.
Report - 07 Dec 2017
Contestable Funding for Public Service Content Members Only
An analysis of the evolution of the contestable funding mechanisms for delivery of public service media content in New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Report - 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.
Report - 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.
tech-i magazine - 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.

Position paper - 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.
Tech 3000 series - 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.

Activity Report - 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...