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

Europe Commits To Cellular Broadcast Through 5G Media Action GroupNovember 8th 2019 - 09:00 AM

The 5G Media Action Group launched at IBC 2019 to promote broadcast over future 5G cellular networks has just held its first General Assembly at the Geneva headquarters of the EBU (European Broadcasting Union).

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Broadcom has been pursuing exclusive deals with set top and wireless modem makers.

EU Orders Broadcom To Halt Exclusive Deals With Set Top Box MakersOctober 21st 2019 - 01:00 PM

Broadcom, the dominant US maker of chips for TV set top boxes (STBs), cable modems, smart phones and communications products, has been ordered by the EU (European Union) to cease exclusivity deals while the latter investigates whether these agreements are anti-competitive.

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There have already been successful 5G broadcast trials.

EBU Puts Weight Behind 5G BroadcastOctober 11th 2019 - 09:00 AM

The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) is calling on the mobile phone industry to back 5G broadcast and support a mode that allows reception of FTA (free to air) services independently of cellular data delivery orchestrated by the SIM card.

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What’s known about millimeter wave health hazards? Not much.

5G’s Millimeter WavesSeptember 5th 2019 - 01:00 PM

There’s a reason you don’t meet many retired transmitter engineers. It’s the same reason stations prefer miles between studios and towers.

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If you can’t beat them join them: the BBC has been co-producing content with Netflix.

UK Regulator Urges Review Of Public Service Broadcasting As Streaming GainsAugust 19th 2019 - 10:00 AM

UK media regulator Ofcom is calling for a review of public service broadcasting in the light of its report finding rapid growth in streaming viewing, especially among Millennials.

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Wirelessly illuminated product packaging, interactive end cap displays, and electronic paper displays are sure to spark TV imaginations.

Wireless Power AdvancesAugust 6th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Powercast long-range wireless power technology has gained three additional FCC approvals, adding one Part 15 and two Part 18 certifications. What’s in it for TV broadcasters?

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AT&T provided the 5G video infrastructure, while Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phones were dispersed throughout the crowd to shoot the action in HD.

Latest 5G Tests Show The Promise Of Supercharged Wireless DistributionAugust 5th 2019 - 01:50 PM

Production companies and various sports channels (and leagues) in the U.S. and abroad have been eager to test the new generation of 5G equipment in an effort to take advantage of its promised lower-latency, ultra-fast speeds, and enhanced capacity. Although compatible consumer phones and the required network infrastructure to support millimeter wave (AT&T’s “5G+”) technology is not yet widely deployed, a number of successful tests have been conducted that show its promise.

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The Sat5G project aims to use satellite communications to plug gaps in 5G backhaul and coverage (image courtesy of wi260).

SaT5G Shows 5G Over Satellite Video Use Cases July 4th 2019 - 09:00 AM

The SaT5G project has completed several successful demonstrations of video delivery combining 5G with satellite at the 2019 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2019) in Valencia, Spain.

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