Advanced Television


Hughes pilots Community LTE service in Brazil

Hughes Network Systems, a specialist in satellite and multi-transport technologies, has announced the successful three-month pilot of a new Community LTE service at five villages in Brazil. Designed to serve people who live outside the reach of cable, fibre and cellular networks, Community LTE creates a mobile hotspot across several kilometres that connects to the […]

February 16, 2022

Neutroon receives funding from Shared Access to boost 5G, LTE network

Neutroon, a Networks-as-a-Service (NaaS) platform that seeks to accelerate private LTE and 5G networks for industry, smart cities and rural areas, has closed a financing round of 530,000 euros. Shared Access, the wireless telecommunications infrastructure company, headed up the investment that will allow Neutroon to continue developing its product and accelerate growth. There are currently […]

October 12, 2021

Report: 5G, LTE drive Microwave Transmission equipment demand

According to a report from Dell’Oro Group, a source for market information about the telecommunications and networks industries, demand for Microwave Transmission equipment grew 11 per cent year-over-year in the first half of 2021 driven by LTE and 5G. In that period, microwave revenue from mobile backhaul application grew 16 per cent. “The Microwave Transmission […]

August 25, 2021

OneWeb adds 34 to broadband fleet

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket successfully launched 34 OneWeb satellites into space on August 21st, bringing the broadband fleet up to 288 satellites in space. The satellites were deployed some 3 hours and 45 minutes into the flight, and placed into near-polar orbits at 450 kms altitude. Over the next few weeks they will be manoevered […]

August 23, 2021By Chris Forrester

DVB approves DVB-I over 5G commercial requirements

The DVB Project has approved commercial requirements for DVB-I service support over 5G networks and systems. Work has already commenced in DVB’s Technical Module to provide extensions to the relevant existing specifications – including DVB-I service discovery and DVB-DASH – to address the use cases and requirements collected and agreed by the Commercial Module. Earlier […]

July 26, 2021

Analysis: 5G uptake builds momentum

The state of the race for 5G subscriber adoption has tightened up significantly, as global wireless 5G connections for Q1 2021 have been adjusted to 298 million, according to 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas. Last quarter, 5G Americas reported that data provided by research […]

June 25, 2021

ATSC standards agreement for India

Standards bodies ATSC and TSDSI have signed an agreement to enable adoption of ATSC standards for making broadcast services available on mobile devices in India. The agreement signed between the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI) enables TSDSI to adopt ATSC standards, thus promoting global harmonisation of digital broadcasting […]

March 30, 2021By Colin Mann