Wireless Networks

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 105–115 | Cite as

Coexistence conditions of LTE-advanced at 3400–3600 MHz with TVRO at 3625–4200 MHz in Brazil

  • Leandro Carísio FernandesEmail author
  • Agostinho Linhares


In Brazil, the 3625–4200 MHz frequency band (C-band) is widely used by TV receive-only (TVRO) application in the fixed satellite service (FSS). The 3400–3600 MHz adjacent band can be used by International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) systems, but many low noise block downconverters (LNB) of TVRO sold in Brazil have not a C-band filter. Thus, it is likely that the low cost LNB used in TVRO receivers would be overloaded by the IMT-systems emissions within the LNB wideband receiver, even the IMT stations operating accordingly to international standards. This paper shows that both systems can coexist harmoniously depending on the characteristics of the IMT system and on the FSS receiver specifications.


Overloading TVRO LTE-advanced Monte Carlo Seamcat 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Telecommunications Agency – AnatelBrasíliaBrazil

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