SATELLITE SHELL GAMES – TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE SES 3 TO SES 2 TRANSITION

Preparing the C-band spectrum for the co-sharing of space with 5G has been a complicated reshuffle. By December 2023, not only must every registered C-band antenna be in compliance with the FCC!s mandated spectrum re-allocation, some Ku-band radio customers must be rehomed, as well. Sounds like an exhausting game of musical chairs, doesn’t it? The…

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5G & Fall Sun Outages 2022

COULD THE 5G REPACK ADVERSELY EFFECT FALL SUN OUTAGES?   Fall sun outages may affect your satellite broadcast beginning next month — October 3rd —in the southern part of the US, eventually wrapping up by October 12th in the north.   The outages occur within a few days of both the spring and fall equinox,…

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So we did a thing

Last month we bought a company. Well, technically, we bought the majority assets of Colorado’s Orbital Media Networks and, in the process, welcomed an additional crew of amazing people to Team LinkUp, along with 41 new customers that we can’t wait to meet! If you are new to LinkUp Communications, WELCOME! In the coming months…

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Five Fascinating Facts About LinkUp Communications

Five Fascinating Facts About LinkUp Communications

We consider ourselves a pretty interesting read at LinkUp Communications. We think our story contains all the fundamentals of a good book. It has great dialogue, a pace that flows, and it’s certainly full of characters! But it’s really our plot is what pulls people in. Our story is all about a technology company that…

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Superheroes: How Broadcasters After Hurricane Michael Saved The Day

It may not be something that is often contemplated, but broadcasters understand that what they do holds significant value. The information and entertainment that they facilitate provides a critical service within the communities – large and small- that they serve. But let’s be real; it usually takes a major crisis of sorts for others to…

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FCC Paves the Way for 5G Expansion: Is This the Demise of C-Band?

At their monthly meeting in July, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voiced their much-anticipated proposal about the future of C-band. As many industry experts predicted, the proposal is a complicated series of potential rulings that left broadcasters feeling more uncertain about the future of C-band. Why? Because in this pending proposal the FCC appears to…

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Contemplating Ku-Band? Three Points That Will Make You a Fan

Broadcasters across America frequently turn to Ku-band uplinks and their accompanying downlinks. Used for broadcasting and two-way Internet, Ku-band is cost-effective to install and functional. We recently took a closer took at the attributes of a C-band uplink; now let’s talk about Ku-band: THE KING OF LOGISTICS Because Ku-band is used by satellite communications systems,…

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