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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.

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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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There is life left in pay DTT.  By Mersh - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27441299

ATSC 3.0 Could Boost Pay DTTJune 11th 2019 - 11:30 AM

Arrival of the ATSC 3.0 standards with major revisions and enhancements over the preceding second-generation version has put the spotlight on the global future of Over The Air (OTA) broadcasting in general.

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Consensus is growing that 5G networks will be best placed to transmit broadcast services to future mobile devices.

German 5G Today Project Starts Field Trials For Mobile BroadcastMay 24th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Germany’s 5G Today project has started its field trial for TV over 5G networks with a remit to contribute towards wider standardization of broadcasting over cellular.

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The NovelSat satellite-to-mobile video solution incorporates all core-to-edge video delivery functions required.

NovelSat Debuts Live/OTT Video Delivery Solution for 4G/5G Mobile NetworksMay 21st 2019 - 01:00 PM

NovelSat, a satellite transmission technology based in Ra’anana, Israel, has unveiled an end-to-end satellite broadcast/multicast solution for the delivery of live TV and OTT video services. The satellite-to-mobile video solution allows mobile service providers to roll out TV and video services on a large scale while optimizing network investment.

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The R&S PRISMON multiviewer is completely IP-based and offers support for SDIoP, 2110 and NMOS protocols

Rohde & Schwarz Monitors OTT, Tackles 5G and Shows Off Pixel Power at NAB 2019May 21st 2019 - 08:00 AM

Rohde & Schwarz keeps expanding its horizons—now into 5G broadcasting and also serious graphics with Pixel Power

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Signs that the age of mobile broadcasting has arrived at NAB 2019 after many false starts.

NAB CEO Slates Apple for Ignoring ATSC 3.0 ChipsApril 10th 2019 - 11:00 AM

NAB CEO Gordon Smith’s criticism of Apple for failing to incorporate broadcast-capable chips in its mobile devices was timely for several reasons, even if it may fall on deaf ears.

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The enhanced capabilities of LTE/5G networks via the HPHT overlay is capable of delivering delivering connectionless mobile TV services.

5G Overlay Will Boost Mobile TV, Says This BEIT SpeakerMarch 28th 2019 - 12:05 PM

The combination of high-resolution smartphones, 5G cellular networks and an overlay model effectively emulating digital terrestrial TV (DTT) networks will finally usher in mobile TV services at large scale.

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Augmented and virtual reality traffic will grow nearly 12-fold from 22 petabytes per month in 2017, to 254 petabytes per month in 2022.

Mobile Video Boom Will Drive 5G Roll OutMarch 14th 2019 - 10:00 AM

The mobile video boom will continue over the next few years and consume an ever-greater proportion of overall global network backbone capacity, according to the latest update of the Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index (MVNI) Forecast (2017 – 2022).

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