I can not really decide if i agree with the overall principal of what the peers are saying or not. In many ways, why not just make pretty much all media delivery web based and that way it all comes down one platform. It means that there will be oven more space for mobile devices - phones etc. Really , i suppose , the ultimate ending of RF distribution of TV and radio , means we can all have more of what we all seem to be hooked on these days - our ultra mobile mommunications and media devices - smart phones and tables in other words. I can see the logic in that - what's the point in a large screen TV which cannot , and is not ment to be moved around , getting it's content from over the air RF , when it might as well get it from a fixed broadband connection to the home or premisis. By the time this all came to pass anyway , most people will be used to the idea of watching a fair bit of their TV content on their ultra portable device (phone) anyway if they want to watch while out and about , without a fixed wired connection. This would duly open up the airwaves for better coverage of mobile internet and phone services and new technology to deliver it - 4G and beyond.
It's worth mentioning , that with the now almost completed switch off of analogue to in the UK , we have already surrendered a large part of what used to be the TV band , for 4G mobile phone networks . This is UHF channels 61 to 69 - which are now no longer used for TV broadcasting , due to the fact that digital broadcasts can be placed closer together , frequency wise , without cross channel interference , and also carry many services on a single frequency.
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