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Hitachi in Singapore

Technological Advancements in Broadcasting Industry Optimizing Broadcast Transmission Technology

  • Broadcasting
  • Singapore

Since the late 1980s, MediaCorp Pte Ltd. used analog microwave link systems for live event and news coverage. As the broadcasting industry went through a digitization period, significant advancements were made in the technology used by broadcasters.

MediaCorp recognized this as an opportunity to upgrade its own technology from analog to digital, to facilitate optimum deployment and productivity for coverage of temporary outdoor broadcasting venues.

Project Summary

The Challenge

Challenges MediaCorp Pte Ltd. faced using Analog Microwave Link technology:

  • Required Line-of-Sight
  • Utilizes Large Amounts of Bandwidth
  • Susceptible to fading and reflection losses

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The Solution

Solutions offered by Hitachi's Digital Microwave Link technology:

  • Multi-pass Tolerance
  • Increased Transmission Capacity
  • Enhanced Signal Integrity & Transmission Robustness

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