MIA Market Impact Assessment. This is provided by Ofcom,
overseen by a joint steering group on which the BBC Trust
and Ofcom are equally represented, and forms part of the
Public Value Test.
Non-service activity Activities of the BBC that do not have the nature of a serviceOfcom Office of Communications. Ofcom is the independent
regulator and competition authority for the UK
communications industries, with responsibilities across
television, radio, telecommunications and wireless
PSB Public Service Broadcasting
Public Purposes The public purposes of the BBC set out at article 4 of the
PVR Personal Video Recorder
PVT Public Value Test, this is the means by which any significant
proposal for change to the BBC's UK public services aresubject to full and public scrutiny.
SD Standard Definition television output
Service Any activity which is, orought to be, covered by a service
Service licence This is a licence issued by the Trust under article 24(2)(c) of
the Charter. Determining what activities should be subject
to a service licence is the responsibility of the Trust.
STB Set Top BoxSwitchover date The date by which Digital Switchover will take place;
currently scheduled for 31 December 2012.
Analysis of responses from individuals and
27 April 2007
Breakdown of Respondents 4
Appendix A – Consultation Methodology 33
Appendix B – Raw data 35
Sunday, 10 February 2008
BBC TRUST CONCLUSION ON FREESAT TV.
AS REPORTED BY THE BBC TRUST IN APRIL 2007.