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.
Broadcasters are far more upbeat about the impact 5G mobile networks will have on their services than they were in the case of 4G when that was introduced around a decade ago.
Late last year, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to establish a 5G Fund, making $9 billion available to help mobile network operators (MNOs) deploy 4G and 5G mobile wireless services in hard-to-reach rural America. Some call these areas with sparse populations and/or rugged terrain the last 5 percent of the digital divide.
Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.
The global lockdowns have come just too soon for 5G mobile services to help mitigate disruption to production and content creation.
The £31 billion ($40 billion) merger deal in the UK between cable company Virgin Media and mobile operator O2 will if approved create a second major fully converged entertainment and communications group in the country alongside BT.
5G could have a transformational impact on video distribution, but what is the status today, how far has testing and commercial applications advanced and what does the future hold? The Broadcast Bridge interviews Yann Bégassat, Business Development Director at Broadpeak.
As broadcasters launch NEXTGEN TV and telecoms launch 5G, a couple of high-profile, rich-guys with rocket companies are racing to build new wireless data communications infrastructures to benefit everyone, everywhere.
Mobile video consumption continues to rise fast but the total traffic generated is growing more slowly than earlier predictions made a few years ago.