The European Commission has published its amended proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive on the use of standards for the transmission of television signals (COM(94) 455). The proposed Directive stipulates that Member States will take all appropriate measures to promote and support the accelerated development of advanced television services in the wide-screen 16:9 format and using 625 or 1,250 lines. The proposal is modified to include reference to conditional access to digital pay television services broadcast to viewers in the European Union.
Policy making and guidelines
9 March 1995