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At800 scales back UK DTT service disruption efforts

At800, the UK body set up to test for interference from 4G networks on DTT in the UK, has scaled back plans to pre-emptively curb service disturbances, claiming that disruption to Freeview will be “less widespread than initially estimated.” Announcing at800’s new approach to at a press briefing in London, CEO Ben Roome said that from […]

at800 appoints former Nokia Siemens Networks exec as CEO

at800, the body set up to test for interference from 4G networks on digital-terrestrial broadcasting in the UK, has appointed Nokia Siemens Networks’ former head of global head of press relations, Ben Roome, as its new CEO. Roome will succeed current boss Simon Beresford-Wylie effective of November 30, 2013. He has been a member of […]

At800 raises Freeview interference awareness with ‘Twitter postcards’

At800, the body set up to test for interference from 4G networks on digital-terrestrial broadcasting in the UK, is raising awareness by launching a service that will see it print Twitter messages onto traditional postcards. People that live in areas where 4G at 800 MHz will soon be activated can Tweet a family member or […]

At800 to test for 4G TV interference in York

At800, the body set up to test for interference from 4G networks on digital-terrestrial broadcasting in the UK, has said it will begin testing in York. About 10,000 homes will be tested for interference from 4G mobile services operating in the 800MHz band, adjacent to the 700MHz frequencies currently used by Freeview. At800 said its […]

Low risk of 4G interference to Freeview in London

Tests for possible interference to digital-terrestrial broadcasting from 4G mobile services in London have produced no confirmed problems, according to at800, the body set up to ensure that Freeview services are not disrupted by the launch of LTE mobile services using 800MHz ‘digital dividend’ spectrum. At800 said the results reflected the fact that there was […]

UK 4G interference test planned for Brighton

UK mobile spectrum organisation at800 is due to launch a trial in Brighton to determine to what extent 4G mobile services at 800 MHz may disrupt digital terrestrial service Freeview.  The trial, which is due to start in mid-May, follows recent similar tests in London and the West Midlands, and is designed to make sure people […]

Wider 4G interference test planned for London

UK mobile spectrum organisation at800 is set to stage a new test, this time in south east London, to determine to what extent 4G mobile services at 800 MHz may disrupt digital terrestrial service Freeview.  Roughly 170,000 household and business addresses in parts of Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark and Tower Hamlets are being contacted directly to […]