Back in 2014 Ofcom announced that the 700 MHz Frequency Band would be cleared, freeing up valuable spectrum for mobile data to ensure a wider availability of communication services for citizens and consumers.
The UK Government has announced that they intend to clear the 700 MHz band by 01 May 2020, which is bad news for wireless microphone and IEM users. Audio engineers will need to work harder and smarter to meeting production demands, some equipment will become non-compliant or more difficult to configure and operate.
How do I know if I’m affected?
As a leading manufacturer and innovator of wireless microphone and IEM systems, Sennheiser have created a simple Radio Frequency Health Check tool you can use to see if you are affected. It’s quick, easy and will guide you through the entire process of selecting new equipment for your portfolio.
Take the test now: sennheiser.com/stayheard
Ofcom is the regulator for the communications services we use every day. They are responsible for regulating and making sure people get the best out of their broadband, home telephone and mobile services, alongside keeping up with TV, Radio and Professional applications.
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