Study throws doubt on LTE Broadcast as DTT replacement technology

The economics of the use of LTE technology for the large-scale distribution of TV services and as a possible replacement for current digital-terrestrial delivery are not clear and require further study, despite claims by the mobile industry that costs could be reduced by an efficient combination of unicast and eMBMS multicast technology. This at least […]

Russia’s Megafon reportedly testing LTE Broadcast

Russian mobile operator Megafon has reportedly begun testing LTE Broadcast technology from Huawei.  According to local trade news site ComNews, Megafon is testing LTE Broadcast technology, centred on the eMBMS enhanced multicast standard, in Moscow using capacity in the 2.6GHz range. According to the report, Megafon is testing the broadcast of multiplexed channels rather than […]