The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) turns 70 this year! How did the EBU come into being? We dive into telecommunications history and evolution to find out.
A Brief History of the EBU Summary
- Topic Intro (1:53)
- Dueling Telegraphs in 1843 (4:20)
- What do you know about Napoleon III? (10:29)
- The Radio Makes Waves (17:18)
- The International Broadcasting Union and Proto-Eurovision (31:58)
- Telecommunications Needs Post World War II and the Birth of the EBU (38:50)
- Morse Code and the Telegraph (History)
- The 1865 International Telegraph Conference (ITU)
- International Broadcasting Union (Nature)
- Suzanne Lommers, “The quality of high-culture broadcasting” (Inventing Europe)
- Morten Michelsen, “European Music? The International Broadcasting Union’s 1930s Concert Series Concerts Européens” (Transnationalizing Radio Research)
- Suzanne Vega is the ‘Mother of the mp3’ (Observer)
- International Radio Conference; Atlantic City, 1947 (ITU)
- EBU – 70th Anniversary (EBU)
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