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Acceleration of the local deployment of Usually + and methods of organization of a metropolitan call to the candidatures

Publication date: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Plenary assembly of July 27th, 2017

Several European countries engaged the deployment of the terrestrial digital radio while being based on the standards Usually or Usually +. In France, the emissions all, in Usually + to date, could start in Paris, Marseilles and Nice starting from June 20th, 2014. The Superior council of audio-visual continues the local deployment and has just decided the launching of a call to Rouen and Nantes after that launched in 2016 to Lille, Lyon and Strasbourg.

In order to make a success of the deployment of Usually + in France, the Council proposes to accelerate the deployment over the period 2018-2020 and considers various methods of organization of a metropolitan call to the candidatures. It wishes to collect the observations of the actors on these two ways.

The answers to the consultation will have to be addressed to the Superior council of audio-visual at the latest on October 4th, 2017

  • maybe, preferably, by e-mail sent at the address, by specifying like object “ Answer to public consultation RNT on the local and metropolitan deployment
  • maybe by following post way at the address: 

Superior council of the audio-visual one

Public consultation RNT

Mirabeau turn

39-43, quai André Citroën

75739 Paris Cedex 15


The answers will be regarded as public and could be published on the website of the Council, except for the elements whose confidentiality will be explicitly required. 

Thereafter, a synthesis of the answers as well as a conclusion of this consultation will be published on Internet site of the CSA.


Download in the part “Resources” the text of the public consultation.

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