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