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.
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.
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.
NBC, Sony and Verizon begin to test how 5G technology will change sports production.
This past summer the NBA did a little experimenting using 5G and mobile phones to cover their summer league. This is not User Generated Content (UGC) by any means. It also was not an off the shelf deployment of 5G and demonstration of its capability.
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.