Sports journalists in the stadium covering the match between Ajax and ADO, were given a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for this pilot, in which KPN broadcast the match PSV – Feyenoord simultaneously via LTE. Initial reactions to this test were positive. KPN said it plans to expand this test during the coming period with the Amsterdam ArenA and technology partners Samsung, IBM, Ericsson and Qualcomm.
LTE Broadcast is a technique where content via the 4G network ” pushed ” is sent to the user . In this way , it is possible to send . Such as video sequences simultaneously to large groups of customers The principle is similar to radio , a radio channel which is broadcast on the airwaves , and it is irrelevant how many users it enable.
KPN is the first operator in the Netherlands to test LTE broadcast on its 4G network. Multiple operators worldwide currently are testing the technology, so far there is only one operator in South Korea that has launched a commercial service offering.