The participants of German research project 5G Today, in which linear TV was transmitted in 5G broadcast mode for the first time, have drawn a positive conclusion.
Smart TV sets continue to be highly popular with German consumers.
Independent video software provider Synamedia says Discovery has chosen its virtualised Digital Content Manager (DCM) as it looks to increase operational efficiencies for its Asia Pacific distribution.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast is following the development of 5G Broadcast, but sees a regular deployment in the distant future.
Grupo Globo, which runs the largest Brazilian and Latin American TV network, has carried out the first 5G Broadcast field trial in Brazil at the occasion of the Rock in Rio festival.
BritBox has given details on who’s providing its technology for the new streaming service.
German cable and fibre-optic network operator association DNMG will offer three Ultra HD (UHD) channels from Canadian media company Stingray for redistribution.
Technology from Google and TP-Link is included in new Smart Home packages being introduced by Virgin Media in Ireland.
The Czech national broadcaster Prima will soon start to complement the HbbTV verification of smart TVs by Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa) with its own iPrima seal.
Speaking at he Media2020 in Bucharest EBU Media Director Jean Philip De Tender called for the establishment of 5G Broadcast, allowing for free-to-air 5G services on any 5G device without needing a specific SIM card.