Proposal of IDFI on Digital Broadcasting Policy

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December 2012

Author: Ucha Seturi

Editor: Giorgi Kldiashvili

 

The research presents proposal of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) on Digital Broadcasting Policy. The following topics are covered:

1. Defining references for digitalization policy

2. Selection of an optimal model

3. Developing proposals for digital broadcasting standards

4. Defining issue of using sole frequency and multifrequency network (network topology)

5. Developing proposals related to licensing and authorization issues in the field of broadcasting

6. Award procedures

7. Regulation of „Must Carry“obligation

8. Financial aid provided to socially vulnerable families and those living in mountainous regions

9. Developing measures related to public awarenss

10. Identifying necessity of making amendments to legislative acts, participation in drafting of amendments and making relevant recommendations

11. Amendments to the Law of Georgia “On Broadcasting”

12. Issues for preliminary regulation of competition

13. A recommended business model

 

Proposal of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) on Digital Broadcasting Policy

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