5G Broadcast is the future of television, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. This is the conclusion by Michael Wagenhofer, CEO of ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, in a presentation of the 5G Broadcast trial in Vienna at the EBU-Forecast 2020 seminar.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland and mobile network operator Telefónica O2 Deutschland will use elements of 5G Broadcast for a live sports production for the first time.
SWR, an affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, and partners from the automotive and telecommunications industries have launched a 5G Broadcast trial for the distribution of audiovisual content to automobiles.
IRT, the joint technology research institute of the public broadcasters of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, is to be shut down.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz, together with its partners Cellnex and Spinner, will demonstrate live broadcast and multicast capabilities over 5G in Barcelona, Spain.
Austrian transmitter network operator ORS intends to carry out a test run with TV and radio channels in 5G Broadcast mode in Vienna.
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.
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.
The Academy of Broadcasting Science (ABS) and China Broadcasting Network (CBN), two public institutions under governmental authority of the Chinese National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), will set up a 5G Broadcast trial in Beijing.