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Members' Article in AVIA's Asia Video Pulse: Choosing the Right Spectrum for 5G 

5G is being billed as a revolutionary force that will transform the way we live and work, which warrants taking C-band spectrum away from satellite-based applications to speed up service availability. But the real story is that many things on the road to 5G remain uncertain.

Read the article published in AVIA's Asia Video Pulse. 

Jul 2020

AsiaSat gearing up efforts to ensure C-band satellite service and 5G service to co-exist harmoniously

In light of the roll-out of 5G in Hong Kong, AsiaSat has accelerated efforts to provide the necessary protection for its C-band TT&C (Telemetry, Tracking and Control) and TVRO antennas against potential interference from 5G deployment, to ensure the continuity of satellite operation and uninterrupted service to customers.

Apr 2020

AsiaSat's Views on 5G Arrival in SatellitePro Middle East 2019

With the imminent arrival of 5G, AsiaSat’s CEO Roger Tong talked about the various mitigation measures including the company’s new series of bandpass filters to protect customers’ C-band services against out-of-band interfering signals from nearby 5G base stations. 

Sep 2019

GSC - C-band is Critical for Satellite Services

Standard C-band downlink frequencies, 3.7-4.2 GHz, are globally identified and used today, with the extended C-band 3.4-3.7 GHz, to deliver a wide range of critical satellite services, which in many cases cannot be reliably provided by other means. 

Jun 2019