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Cornelius Heinemann heads up Rohde & Schwarz Broadcast & Media division

Cornelius Heinemann takes over as Executive Vice President Broadcast and Media at Rohde & Schwarz at the beginning of July 2019, and is appointed to the Board of Directors at the same time. He was previously responsible for the Transmitter and Amplifier Systems and File Based Media Solutions business units within the Broadcast & Media Division.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. June 11, 2019.

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Live 8K broadcasts over 5G at French Open tennis

The Fédération Française de Tennis (FFT), France Télévisions and Orange have joined forces to offer the first ever live 8K broadcast on 5G networks of matches from the 2019 French Open tennis at Roland-Garros. The 8K market is forecast to be worth USD 26.8 billion by 2024.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. June 11, 2019.

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5G Broadcast forecast to grow rapidly in next five years

As unique 5G Broadcast trials continue in Bavaria, research group MarketsandMarkets predicts that the global LTE and 5G Broadcast market is expected to reach USD 807 million by 2024 from USD 464 million in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.7% during 2019–2024.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. June 5, 2019.

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Rohde & Schwarz presents latest products and solutions at ANGACOM

Rohde & Schwarz will show its leading-edge solutions at ANGACOM 2019 in Cologne, June 4-6, at booth R8 in hall 8. Highlights include end to end cloud-based OTT monitoring systems, monitoring and multiviewer solutions, advanced DOCSIS 3.1 testing and signal and spectrum analysers up to 44GHz.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. May 28, 2019.

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Media companies invest more in IP and cloud technologies

The latest IABM Buying Trends Report has revealed the latest media and broadcast trends in the market today. Read the findings here.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. May 22, 2019.

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Analogue transmissions still power the majority of world broadcasts

The global transition to digital terrestrial broadcasting began over a decade ago, but some markets are still analogue. Find out where, here.

Posted by Adrian Pennington. May 20, 2019.

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US proposes ATSC 3.0 as international digital broadcast standard

Already the standard in both the United States and South Korea, the US have proposed ITU global adoption of the ATSC 3.0 digital broadcast standard.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. May 7, 2019.

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The benefits of ATSC 3.0 for broadcasters

Johannes Sinnhuber, Product Manager, Transmitter Systems at Rohde & Schwarz, explains the main benefits of the new ATSC 3.0 transmission standard for broadcasters.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. April 18, 2019.

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Egypt’s ENMA builds major DVB-T2 terrestrial transmission network

The Egyptian National Media Authority (ENMA) has selected Rohde & Schwarz R&S THU9evo transmitters for a multi-million Dollar contract to support their DVB-T2 network.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. April 16, 2019.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group to deploy 100 ATSC 3.0-ready transmitters in US

Over 100 Rohde & Schwarz high-power ATSC 3.0-ready TV transmitters are being deployed across the USA, after a new deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. April 16, 2019.

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tpc in Switzerland builds state of the art IP-based broadcast facility

Andreas Lattmann, CTO, tpc, explains how Rohde & Schwarz solutions, including the R&S PRISMON and R&S VENICE, are being integrated in the company’s state of the art IP-based broadcast facilities in Switzerland.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. April 9, 2019.

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Rohde & Schwarz booth overview at NAB Show 2019

Tim Felstead, Director of Strategic and Product Marketing, Rohde & Schwarz, introduces the key highlights on the booth at NAB Show 2019 in Las Vegas.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. April 9, 2019.

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Rohde & Schwarz presents cutting-edge solutions at NAB 2019

From April 8 to 11 at NAB 19 in Las Vegas, Rohde & Schwarz will present its latest product portfolio under the motto "Supporting you today. And for the future." Highlights include a new cloud solution for monitoring, a new high-power transmitter and new applications for existing solutions. Another focal point is 5G Broadcast. Rohde & Schwarz will showcase its products and solutions at booth SL6405 in South Lower Hall.

Posted by Patrizia Muehlbauer. February 28, 2019.

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Mexico City radio station installs latest FM transmitters

Radio UNAM (Radio de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) chose a 40 kW R&S THR9 high-power FM radio transmitter from Rohde & Schwarz to broadcast in Mexico City.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. January 28, 2019.

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Peru TV distribution centre appreciates the abilities of R&S PRISMON

Rohde & Schwarz Mexico, together with technological partners for FBMS, TELETEC and ARKTURIAS, demonstrated the abilities of R&S PRISMON monitoring and multiviewer solution to The Terrestrial Station of Lurín in Peru, which manages the submarine cable that connects Peru to the world and the signals from more than 700 television channels for satellite pay TV operator, Telefónica.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. January 25, 2019.

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EBU publishes new specification for video-over-IP facilities

The EBU has published a new specification – EBU Tech 3371 – laying out the minimum requirements needed in a video-over-IP broadcast facility to support SMPTE ST 2110 standard production equipment.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. January 17, 2019.

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Contribution and distribution using unmanaged networks a key focus at SMPTE2018

Moving IP media effectively over unmanaged networks was a key focus at SMPTE2018 in Los Angeles, October 22-25, 2018. A major stream in the conference programme was dedicated to the subject, including a presentation on Thursday by Martin Holmes, Senior Business Development Manager at Rohde & Schwarz (booth 322).

Posted by Chris Dickinson. November 4, 2018.

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IBC365 teams up with Rohde & Schwarz to explore satellite uplink amplifiers

Christian Baier, Product Manager Satellite Amplifiers, Rohde & Schwarz, and Dr Florian Ohnimus, Director R&D RF Power Components, Rohde & Schwarz discuss the future of satellite uplink amplifiers in an exclusive on-demand webinar produced with IBC365. Watch the video.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. October 16, 2018.

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Solid-state satellite uplink amplifiers: Where specialist development pays rich dividends for the operator

Cornelius Heinemann, Vice President Transmitter and Amplifier Systems at Rohde & Schwarz, explained to IBC365 why signal linearisation is critical within satellite uplink amplifiers.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. October 16, 2018.

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Internet giants dominate IBC with virtual presence

IBC2018 might not go down as a classic in terms of ground-breaking point product release but it marked a definitive shift away from legacy broadcasting and engineering to new models based on software as a service.

Posted by Adrian Pennington. October 3, 2018.

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New medium-power transmitter from Rohde & Schwarz at IBC 2018

The R&S TMU9evo UHF transmitter from Rohde & Schwarz represents the next level of development for the company’s successful family of medium-power transmitters. The new transmitter comes with further improvements in both energy efficiency and reliability, allowing network operators to achieve even greater operating cost savings.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. September 13, 2018.

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Rohde & Schwarz adds outdoor models to its family of satellite uplink amplifiers

The R&S PKU100 Ku-band satellite uplink amplifier combines the best of two worlds in a single device: the unbeatable strengths of solid-state amplifiers and the compactness and low weight of tube amplifiers. Now Rohde & Schwarz is adding outdoor models to its Ku-band family of amplifiers.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. September 13, 2018.

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Outdoor satellite uplink amplifiers unveiled at IBC2018

Rohde & Schwarz is adding outdoor models to its R&S PKU100 Ku-band family of amplifiers. The extremely robust and weatherproof models are perfectly suited for outdoor applications, such as ground stations and satellite news gathering (SNG) vehicles, and feature all the advantages of the indoor model. Visit Rohde & Schwarz at IBC2018 in Amsterdam, hall 7, booth B21.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. August 31, 2018.

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Australian broadcasters conduct DVB-T2 trials in Sydney

Rohde & Schwarz provided the entire infrastructure for the DVB-T2 trials in Australia. 99 percent of Australians depend on terrestrial broadcast services. The DVB-T2 standard can deliver up to 4K TV.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. August 23, 2018.

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SES broadcasts first 8K TV images using Rohde & Schwarz satellite uplink amplifier

Leading satellite operator SES successfully broadcast an 8K television signal – four times bigger than 4K – for the first time in May 2018. The demo broadcast was supported by the new R&S PKU amplifier from Rohde & Schwarz.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. July 5, 2018.

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Rohde & Schwarz increases production capacity to cope with FCC repack project

Rohde & Schwarz is doubling its production capacity and has built-up a large service organisation in the US to cope with the demands of the FCC repack program over the next three years. (German language with English subtitles)

Posted by Chris Dickinson. June 20, 2018.

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Helping MSOs migrate to DOCSIS 3.1

In this video, Goran Nastic, Editor of CSI Magazine, talks to Werner Duport of Rohde & Schwarz about cable's migration to DOCSIS 3.1 technology and other advanced cable tech network evolutions.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. June 18, 2018.

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DOCSIS 3.0/ 3.1 analyzer debuts in Europe at ANGA COM

At ANGA COM in Cologne, June 12-14, 2018, Rohde & Schwarz (booth 8/R50) presents the R&S DSA DOCSIS signal analyzer to enable realtime analysis of signals transmitted in line with the high-speed DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 3.1 standards.

Posted by Dürport Werner. May 28, 2018.

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Dynamic APAC needs local attention

The bald facts about the broadcasting equipment market in the Asia-Pacific disguise both the immaturity and the world-leading dynamism with which different countries in the region are facing the future.

Posted by Adrian Pennington. May 25, 2018.

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IP Showcase at NAB 2018 demonstrates SMPTE ST 2110 under real conditions

Vendors and broadcasters who plan to switch to IP can check the interoperability of products under realistic conditions in accordance with SMPTE ST 2110 and the AMWA NMOS specification at the IP Showcase at NAB 2018.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. April 7, 2018.

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New compact amplifier unveiled for satellite uplinks market

Rohde & Schwarz has entered the market for satellite uplink amplifiers in the Ku band with its new R&S PKU100. The unit combines the unbeatable strengths of solid-state amplifiers with the compactness and low weight of tube amplifiers.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. March 15, 2018.

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What is the future for amplifiers for SAT uplinks?

Many of the current high-power KU-band amplifiers are tube-based, and high-power amplifiers with transistors are just now becoming available. Rohde & Schwarz has produced a comprehensive white paper explaining the technical parameters of SAT uplink amplifiers, the pros and cons of both tube and solid-state amplifiers and an explanation of its new visionary approach to the technologies.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. March 6, 2018.

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Game-changer products and solutions at NAB 2018

At NAB 2018, Rohde & Schwarz (booth SL6610) will showcase new products and system solutions spanning many different application areas in the broadcast and electronic media processing market.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. March 6, 2018.

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Reports of terrestrial transmission’s demise are somewhat overstated

If you believe everything you read in the press then digital terrestrial television transmission is a dying technology. The march of IP-based distribution is unstoppable and within a relatively short period of time TV and radio transmitters will be a thing of the past. But just hang on - let’s look behind the headlines at some of the facts about terrestrial transmission networks.

Posted by Jürgen Nies. February 7, 2018.

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New York broadcasters relocate to One World Trade Center with Rohde & Schwarz transmitters

Six out of seven national broadcasters have chosen Rohde & Schwarz R&S THU9evo digital transmitters for their primary television broadcasts from One World Trade Center in New York City.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. February 5, 2018.

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Digital TV ATSC 3.0 standard testing possible with R&S BTC unit

Digital TV receiving equipment and terrestrial tuner chipset manufacturers can test the performance of their products for compliance with the ATSC 3.0 standard using only a single unit.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. 29th December 2017.

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Rohde & Schwarz plots moves to IP-based future

Rohde & Schwarz is at the forefront of the transition from SDI to IP-based production, with its implementation of the first parts of the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. 12th December 2017.

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Thinking of buying a new solid-state transmitter? Here are 10 questions you should ask before you do

Whether it is ensuring your transmitter remains compatible with future standards such as ATSC 3.0, meets FCC repack requirements, how you can calculate the true cost of ownership and who should handle the installation and provide on-going support, we have the must-read issues you need to consider.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. 16th November 2017.

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World's first ATSC 3.0 broadcast network in South Korea

Broadcasters Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) have launched the world's first terrestrial ATSC 3.0 broadcast network in South Korea for free UHDTV broadcasts.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. 16th October 2017.

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Telemundo 47 resumes transmission from One World Trade Center

With the push of a button, Telemundo 47 / WNJU became the first Tri-State television station to officially resume over-the-air transmissions from One World Trade Center in New York.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. 9th October 2017.

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Rohde & Schwarz joins IBC in celebrating 50 years of success

This year sees IBC celebrate its 50th anniversary. Rohde & Schwarz – one of a very few companies that has exhibited at every event – is joining IBC in celebrating its unrivalled success, as our infographics shows.

Posted by Chris Dickinson, technology journalist and editor of the Always On blog. 13th September 2017.

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The future is IP-based but how do we get there?

Recent years have seen the rise in importance of IP-based production strategies and this IBC will be no different.

Posted by Stephan Krafft. 7th September 2017.

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What are the key industry themes at IBC 2017?

Buzzwords to look out for at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam include HDR, UHD, IP in live production, virtualisation and the wider shift towards IT environments, alongside AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Virtual Reality.

Posted by Adrian Pennington. 1st September 2017.

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IP production showcased at IBC 2017

Real-time IP will be one of the big themes in Amsterdam, as the show organisers plan a dedicated IP showcase featuring kit from over 40 vendors.

Posted by Chris Dickinson. 1st September 2017.

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