Getting Ready for the FCC’s 600MHz TV Broadcast Spectrum Repack: How Vertix Consulting Helped a Large Owner of Broadcast Towers Prepare for Hundreds of Channel Migrations

Challenge: As the FCC prepared and executed the broadcast spectrum incentive auction to reallocate low band spectrum (600MHz) from TV stations to wireless service providers, our client – a major broadcast tower owner – realized it needed to get its organization ready to support an unprecedented amount of work within the broadcast sector. As the owner of several hundred broadcast towers, the company was faced with a large quantity of projects to execute in a short period of time to meet FCC deadlines. Due to the significant complexities of projects, the interdependencies among tenants’ stations, and expected resource constraints in the industry, this program required a high degree of coordination and planning among internal and external parties. (Read More)