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Reclaiming C-Band for 5G

With the launch of 5G, the requirement of freeing up mid-band (2.3 – 4.2 GHz) spectrum means a direct impact on C-band satellites that currently use it for linear TV broadcast, Programmers to Telco or cable headends and broadcasters to their affiliate stations. The governments are taking back or reclaiming part of this spectrum to auction it for 5G use.