Broadcast versus Broadband and LTE
Research and analysis by a number of organisations outlines the case for broadcast radio, and why radio transmitted via radio cellular networks (LTE) is not a solution:
Analysis of use of Mobile Telecommunications Networks to Deliver Broadcast Radio in Australia
This report finds that mobile broadband communications networks, particularly in regional areas, are not a replacement for broadcast free to air radio.
Coutts Communications, Australia, November 2014
- Radio via 3G/4G instead of FM/DAB+ – how hard can it be? (Eureka! article February 2014)
- “LTE Broadcast” – The Next Hyped Broadcasting Challenger (Eureka! article February 2014)
Analysis of radio transmission in Bavaria, Germany, through DAB+ or LTD - comparing the costs of supply
Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien (BLM) and Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Germany, March 2014
Radio via 3G/4G instead of FM/DAB+ – how hard can it be?
Teracom AS, Sweden, November 2012