As more and more sports broadcasters turn to IP contribution, the role of satellite has evolved. In addition, the looming loss of C-band spectrum will dramatically impact both the occasional-use and the long-term satellite ecosystem. Although satellite remains one of the most robust and reliable services for live-sports-production backhaul, it faces capacity and technological challenges. This panel will offer straight talk on the current state of satellite services and where the sector is headed in the future.
Lincoln Biederbeck, ST Engineering iDirect, Sales Director, North America Broadcast
Susanna Mandel-Mantello, SES Satellites, VP of Strategic Accounts, Sports and Events
Julie Morrison, Warner Bros. Discovery, Manager of Content Transmissions
Paul Spinelli, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Director of Engineering
Brian Stanley, ARCTEK Satellite Productions, Owner and CEO
Kristian Hernández, SVG, Senior Editor