Policy areas /overview / detail
Jun 18, 2012
Coexistence: The Missing Element in Current Spectrum Policy
The EFSC, a forum interested in preserving coexistence between devices and services when new radio services are introduced, calls for EU spectrum policy to ensure that deployed radio and non radio equipment is taken into account along with the introduction of new radio services.
Thorough impact assessments and fair consultation involving all stakeholders should lead to adapted policy making processes that are needed to ensure ongoing compatibility between new and existing devices and services and to avoid, potential interruption of service due to unwanted interference.
As we progress in important debates on spectrum, such as the one at the 7th Annual Spectrum Management Conference of June 2012, many key questions come back to one simple goal that will require cooperation amongst all EU stakeholders: Coexistence.