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FCC Makes It’s First Move – Without the C-Band Alliance

FCC Makes It's First Move

Last week was not a good week for broadcasting. In fact, it’s not a stretch to say that those who have been following the proposed 5G expansion into the Mid-band spectrum were completely floored by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s abrupt announcement about the C-band spectrum — and the broadcast community’s reaction to said announcement. On…

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WHAT BROADBAND’S 5G WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO DELIVER

What 5G WIll Never Be Able To Deliver

It’s being touted as the best thing since sliced bread; the most innovative technology since Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone. 5G. The broadband industry promises it to be a “new” kind of network – a platform for innovations that will not only enhance today’s mobile broadband services, but expand mobile services to support a plethora of…

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WIRELESS OVERREACH: THE TRUTH BEHIND 5G’S DANGEROUS TACTICS

Time is running out. Those with a finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the fight for C-band spectrum say the FCC is nearing the homestretch in the C-band proceeding. Meaning, a decision on satellite’s mid-band frequency of 3.7 to 4.2 GHz for the expansion of 5G broadband throughout the US could likely come…

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5 Clever Ideas that Can Save Your Network After a Natural Disaster

5 Clever Ideas that Can Save Your Network After a Natural Disaster

Several of our friends and customers in the satellite world have experienced close calls lately. Late last year one of our customers on the west coast found themselves and their facilities along the track of the Ventura fires. In Mississippi, another network has TWICE spotted tornadoes in the horizon from their studio location. We also…

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3 WAYS CONCERNED BROADCASTERS CAN HOLD THEIR OWN IN THE MIDST OF THE 5G REVOLUTION

It feels like a steamroller – or maybe a runaway train. Seems like everyone in the media and inside the Beltway are touting 5G as the “latest and greatest”; promising unparalleled speed and connectivity even in remote areas currently underserved by broadband. America is in a technological sprint not seen since the 1960’s race to…

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The Most Compelling Installation Advice We Can Give: The Truth About Site Surveys

LinkUp - The Most Compelling Installation Advice

What’s not to love about spring? Who doesn’t appreciate longer days, warmer weather, blooming flowers, and conventions! Conventions? Oh yeah! For us, multiple conventions and spring are synonymous. Spending time with our customers and prospects is the best! Speaking of conventions, the last week of March the LinkUp team was in Anaheim where we staffed…

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