The NAB and key wireless carriers, including AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Intel and Qualcomm, have agreed on several core principles for reorganizing TV and wireless operations in the 600MHz band after the spectrum auctions....More
The European Union (EU) is preparing to start a market for trading the gaps in radio spectrum called white spaces to meet its targets for rural broadband coverage and stimulate mobile services including TV. This will follow the conclusion at the end of 2012 of its COGEU project....More
The commission will make a series of recommendations on how the auctions will be conducted, how broadcasters will be paid, how the spectrum will be delivered to wireless companies and for the repacking of broadcast spectrum....More
Jampro Antennas has announced the award and very quick delivery of a television antenna system to Jamaica's CVM TV, for its Marley Hill site. CVM TV, on-air since early 1993, enjoys a 49-percent market share and broadcasts a full 24 hours per day of news, sports and entertainment programming....More
Vislink will make the European debut of its Advent Mantis “MSAT” Man portable data terminal and introduce a new HD micro camera from Gigawave at IBC2012.
MSAT is a highly portable tri-band satellite antenna system specifically designed for ease of use and rapid deployment. At only 27.5lbs, the Advent MSAT can be carried by one person. The system’s fully integrated design allows setup in minutes from arrival to satellite acquisition, making it well suited for rapid-deployment field applications....More
One of the most significant impacts on U.S. television broadcasters by the National Broadband Plan (NBP) will be the repacking of the UHF television spectrum. There are still many details to be settled, but one can assume that many television broadcasters will be forced to relocate to another channel even though they are not participating in the reverse spectrum auction process....More
The six-channel digital operation includes studios, master control and transmission facility, built in record time by Turkish construction company Polimeks, with systems integration by subsidiary Policom....More