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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.

Recent 5G Content

Broadcasters Ready For 5G AdoptionJune 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Broadcasters are far more upbeat about the impact 5G mobile networks will have on their services than they were in the case of 4G when that was introduced around a decade ago.

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Intelsat wants to help close the digital divide in the U.S. and bring broadband services to rural areas with shared satellite capacity.

Intelsat Looks To Close Digital Divide In U.S.June 10th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Late last year, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to establish a 5G Fund, making $9 billion available to help mobile network operators (MNOs) deploy 4G and 5G mobile wireless services in hard-to-reach rural America. Some call these areas with sparse populations and/or rugged terrain the last 5 percent of the digital divide.

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Streaming 10-bit 4K, HDR/WCG and AI-streamlined post-production are the trends to watch in 2020 bonded cellular.

Bonded Cellular Spring 2020 UpdateMay 28th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Need a live shot from inside an unmarked moving rental sedan during a thunderstorm? No problem.

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Lockdown has made a compelling case for 5G in broadcasting.

Broadcasters Go Mobile For Remote Production During LockdownMay 21st 2020 - 09:00 AM

The global lockdowns have come just too soon for 5G mobile services to help mitigate disruption to production and content creation.

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Virgin Media hopes a merger with O2 will help arrest its recent decline.

Liberty Global And Telefonica Strike $40 Billion UK Joint VentureMay 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The £31 billion ($40 billion) merger deal in the UK between cable company Virgin Media and mobile operator O2 will if approved create a second major fully converged entertainment and communications group in the country alongside BT.

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5G will boost QoE.

Broadpeak On 5G’s Transformational Impact On Video DistributionApril 27th 2020 - 09:00 AM

5G could have a transformational impact on video distribution, but what is the status today, how far has testing and commercial applications advanced and what does the future hold? The Broadcast Bridge interviews Yann Bégassat, Business Development Director at Broadpeak.

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Are LEO satellites the next big thing? Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos think so. Courtesy Starlink.

Satellites With Sub-Frame DelayApril 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

As broadcasters launch NEXTGEN TV and telecoms launch 5G, a couple of high-profile, rich-guys with rocket companies are racing to build new wireless data communications infrastructures to benefit everyone, everywhere.

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Streaming video now accounts for two thirds of all mobile data.

Mobile Video Streaming Traffic Growth Below Earlier ExpectationsMarch 24th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Mobile video consumption continues to rise fast but the total traffic generated is growing more slowly than earlier predictions made a few years ago.

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