5G

Ever demanding viewers want more from their mobile devices. Streaming video with dedicated bandwidth promises to be one of the major breakthroughs for 5G. Learn how this technology works and who is using it.

Recent 5G Content

Streaming video now accounts for two thirds of all mobile data.

Mobile Video Streaming Traffic Growth Below Earlier ExpectationsMarch 24th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Mobile video consumption continues to rise fast but the total traffic generated is growing more slowly than earlier predictions made a few years ago.

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Streaming 10-bit 4K, HDR/WCG and AI-streamlined post-production are trends to look for in the bonded cellular exhibits at the 2020 NAB Show.

Bonded Cellular At The 2020 NAB ShowMarch 10th 2020 - 01:00 PM

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

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The Sponsors Perspective: How 5GHz Boosts Digital Wireless Intercom In Broadcast ApplicationsFebruary 14th 2020 - 10:39 AM

Development of new technology and moving to the newly available 5GHz spectrum continue to expand the creative and technical possibilities for audio across live performance and broadcast productions.

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The launch of a free ad-supported service by Plex TV exemplifies a trend towards AVoD for monetizing less popular content during 2020.

Extended Reality And Wireless Quality Rise Up Agenda For 2020February 11th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Extended Reality (ER), advanced advertising and quality over wireless networks are key themes for broadcasters and video service providers during 2020 as underlying technologies mature.

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5G is being rolled out to all 32 NFL stadia.

Super Bowl LIV: 5G Makes DebutJanuary 30th 2020 - 09:00 AM

This year’s Super Bowl will be the first to offer 5G connectivity to fans in the stadia – but 5G contribution is a little way off.

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Essential Guide: Improving Comms With 5GHzJanuary 15th 2020 - 01:00 PM

As broadcasters continue to differentiate themselves through live programing and events, intercom is gaining more influence now than ever. This is especially true for large arena events where mobile crews demand the freedom of wireless connectivity. But as RF technology grows, the 2.4GHz band is becoming saturated.

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The EBU has fought tenaciously to defend broadcasting spectrum against the cellular industry for well over a decade.

EBU Welcomes Outcome Of World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 December 31st 2019 - 09:00 AM

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has declared satisfaction with the outcome of the latest World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), but is concerned over indications that spectrum currently allocated to Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) might be handed over to fixed wireless broadband providers after 2027.

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Left: Test camera at NRG Stadium. Right: PXW-Z450, equipped with prototype transmitter and Xperia 5G mmWave device.

5G Sports Production Passes First TestDecember 19th 2019 - 12:05 PM

NBC, Sony and Verizon begin to test how 5G technology will change sports production.

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