The impact of partial spectrum auction of C-band will mean a reduction on linear TV channel distribution capacity forcing programmers and broadcasters to find alternate delivery options. They can opt for one of the three options:
– Find better ways to compress video
– Deliver video over IP networks instead of C-band
– Or a mixture of IP network and C-band delivery

The migration to IP or better video compression means that the receivers need to have the capability to receive the new delivery mechanism and improved algorithms while still supporting C-band satellite delivery.