Video Compression Upgrades Help Clear More C-Band Spectrum

Over the last several months, the CBA, in consultation with industry experts and customers, has analyzed, applied, and tested compression software and related signal enhancement technologies, which can improve the efficiency of transmitting video signals over satellite. Having confirmed customer willingness to deploy these techniques, the CBA now proposes to clear 300 MHz (inclusive of a 20 MHz guard band) of the C-band in the continental U.S. to enable a fast, nationwide roll-out of 5G.

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