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The Commonwealth Games, 23 July to 3 August 2014

The Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games are the biggest sporting and cultural event Scotland has ever seen, with around 6,500 athletes from 71 nations competing over 11 days.

Glasgow 2014

As part of Glasgow's bid to hold the 2014 Games, the UK and Scottish Governments guaranteed the allocation of the spectrum required for the organisation of the Games. Ofcom was responsible for managing spectrum for the Games, in accordance with these Government guarantees. This involved:

1. Estimating demand for spectrum and organising a full spectrum plan

2. Arranging all the spectrum licences in good time in support of the plan.

3. Resolving harmful interference caused by or to spectrum use associated with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

4. Implementing processes suitable for the high level of demand expected during the Games.


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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: media consumption
Research Document, Publication date: 11 December 2014

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