Public policy best practice in the field of Digital Terrestrial Television: Lessons from Sweden and Spain

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This article aims to provide research results in the field of public policy addressing the implementation of digital terrestrial television. First, it identifies those particularities of the terrestrial platform that result in the need for public policy in order to face and successfully complete its switchover. Next, the national experiences of Sweden and Spain are compared, paying attention to the articulation of the institutional network involved and to those policies carried out in order to determine the market structure and the business model of the platform, as well as to plan the analogue switch-off. The final objective is to identify best practices and to extract lessons that are useful for those countries still dealing with the digitalization of terrestrial broadcasting. In addition, the reflections within this article might also be valuable for media policy-makers dealing with ongoing or future transition processes within the television system.

Keywords: Spain; Sweden; digital terrestrial television; public policy; regulation; switchover

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jdtv.2.3.297_1

Affiliations: Hans-Bredow-Institut fur Medienforschung

Publication date: September 2, 2011

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  • The International Journal of Digital Television will describe and explain the transition to digital TV and wider trends in television. As switchover happens across the globe and television's operations and audiences are transformed, the International Journal of Digital Television will be at the forefront of efforts to understand the changes and developments.
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