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

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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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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