Posts by Karen Johnson

Want to Protect Your Broadcast Content from 5G? Here’s Our Best Advice

Satellite industry experts and space providers alike believe there are anywhere from 20 to 25 thousand of US broadcasters currently using C-band fixed antennas for the delivery of hours of daily programming. Yet, there still seems to be some…hesitation? procrastination? denial? from broadcasters when it comes to the voluntary registration process currently being solicited by…

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FCC Paves the Way for 5G Expansion: Is This the Demise of C-Band?

At their monthly meeting in July, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voiced their much-anticipated proposal about the future of C-band. As many industry experts predicted, the proposal is a complicated series of potential rulings that left broadcasters feeling more uncertain about the future of C-band. Why? Because in this pending proposal the FCC appears to…

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Mr. and Mrs. Linkup to Go Washington – Part Two

(Our second day of meetings at the FCC, and some of the amazing announcements released by the government agency since!)

Mark and I had scheduled three days in Washington DC in late May to share?  persuade? implore the FCC to consider the “real life” impact 5G will have on the heavily-used frequency between 3.7 and 4.2 GHz – frequency populated by C-band transmissions.

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