Broadcasters want to think ahead about how to capitalize on 5G fixed wireless. The problem is, they don’t know what it is or isn’t yet. In this issue, we ask technical thought leaders how 5G may affect our industry, while Michael LeClair cocks a skeptical eyebrow in that direction. Also in this issue: Spooky podcasts, a history of synchronous AM, and cool technologies for your phones and talk show systems.
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DRM Says “Not So Fast”
If the FCC allows U.S. AM stations to turn off their analog signals in favor of all-digital transmissions, Digital Radio Mondiale believes it should be among their options.
FUTURE OF RADIO
For Radio, It’s Wait and See About 5G
We asked a bunch of smart people how they think this new technology might play out in the radio biz.