Radio & Television

Broadcasters worried about reallocation of C-Band spectrum

TORONTO – With the likes of the FCC, OFCOM and other regulators pushing the potential C-Band broadcast spectrum (3.7 to 4.2 MHz) reassignment for 5G wireless services, the World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) said Friday it is concerned about the potential impact of that on hundreds of millions of TV viewers around the world.“With insufficient C-Band spectrum remaining available for broadcasters’ use, existing distribution and collections systems may be compromised, especially in countries with equatorial geography and high rainfall,” explains a WBU press release. “Additionally, reallocating C-Band frequencies to other services may, over time, increase pressure on the remaining uplink band...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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