November 5, 2013
EETT in cooperation with local law enforcement authorities performed, in the past three months, six operations to locate and terminate illegal transmissions in Xanthi, Kavala, Magnesia and Aetolia-Akarnania as well as a dangerous interference in the unique frequency of the Kozani National Airport, following an official complaint of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). These operations and especially the termination of interference in the frequency of CAA highlight the 24/7 operational readiness of EETT for the supervision and control of sensitive wireless networks related to the protection of human life and public safety.
In particular, Hellenic Police with the assistance of EETT’s technical experts from the regional offices in Thessaloniki and Patras and in the presence of judicial officers terminated the operation and confiscated the broadcasting equipment of:
- The "Christianity" and “Underground” radio stations, which broadcasted on the 89.3 MHz and 100.3 MHz frequencies respectively in Xanthi, and of "Radio City Volos", which broadcasted on the 104.6 MHz frequency in Magnesia, following a complaint forwarded by the Hellenic National Council for Radio and Television Council (NCRTV).
- A mobile phone mast in Kavala following a court order for confiscation.
- The “Music Life” radio station which broadcasted on the 106.9 MHz interfering in the Kozani Airport unique frequency.
- The broadcasting of a digital television signal on channel 54 by a provider called “Digital Union” in the broadcasting center of the Akarnanian Mountains.