Hybrid Station Operations Are Here to Stay

Remote work innovations becoming permanent

It’s clear that the pandemic transformed how many radio stations operate. Remote hardware and IT best practices took on unprecedented importance as work from home became commonplace. Technology experts say their companies are still utilizing hybrid mechanisms and that in many cases, tech innovations have made their broadcast operations more flexible and secure.

The massive WFH shift in broadcast created a need for larger bandwidth infrastructure, remote computer management, additional firewalls, antivirus/malware management systems and new access policies. There also has been an increased focus on virtualization and cloud technologies.