The spectrum review looked at the changes needed to cope with the increase in demand for spectrum and changes in technology, markets and consumer preferences.
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The Australian Government has strict rules in place to try to avoid interference with emergency services communications and for television, radio or phone reception.
Australia’s postal market is open to any business for most postal services, although the main postal service for letters is Australia Post.
Agreements between national governments and postal operators provide for the efficient delivery of international mail.
Sports reporting in Australia is covered by a Voluntary Code of Practice for Sports News Reporting. It applies to all media—print, broadcast and digital.
Australia has achieved a historic switchover from analog to digital-only free-to-air TV transmissions. Everyone can now enjoy high quality television services anywhere in Australia.
Television captioning and audio description help people who have a hearing or vision impairment access television programs.
The content of commercial television programs must comply with conditions in the station’s licence, ACMA program standards, and industry codes of practice.
Community television services currently have temporary access to spectrum to broadcast to three mainland state capitals.
Smaller or more isolated Australian communities can provide their own retransmission equipment to receive and locally retransmit a broadcasting service (radio or television).
Australia’s 'digital dividend' is the spectrum that was freed up for new uses by the switch from analogue to digital television.
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