Communications firm Altice Portugal and public broadcaster RTP have carried out the country’s first television transmission over a 5G network.
In Europe, Western countries are leading 5G development, with Denmark, Portugal and Switerland’s 5G adoption set to take a 23.2%, 16.2% and 16.2% share respectively of total mobile subscription in their markets by 2023, according to GlobalData.
The BBC and BT have successfully made the first live TV contribution over a public 5G contribution.
Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has criticised draft plans for the development of 5G in the country.
The first 5G service to operate in the UK will launch on May 30th in in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester.
[WATCH VIDEO] The 5G Today project has officially started its field trial for TV broadcasting via 5G at a kick-off event at German broadcast technology research institute IRT in Munich today.
Ericsson has released a new ConsumerLab report, 5G Consumer Potential, which busts industry myths surrounding the value of 5G for consumers and outlines the opportunities available for communications service providers.
Newtec has played a key role in the world’s first demonstration of 5G backhaul over a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite with global satellite operator Telesat and the University of Surrey.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz will present a solution for the future transmission of media content with 5G Broadcast at NAB 2019.
Research from Openwave Mobility has found that over the past five years, video on mobile networks has grown on average 50-60% year-on-year (YoY), while in many developing markets, the rate is more than twice this.