DVB publishes draft Multicast-ABR logical reference architecture

5G-Xcast partners have contributed to a DVB Blue Book reference for delivering Adaptive Bit Rate unicast content over a multicast network.  In unicast HTTP delivery, ABR content is pulled by devices as individual streams at variable rates.  Multicast by contrast is fixed-rate, and a single stream is pushed to multiple devices, offering increased efficiency when [...]

By | 2018-03-29T10:48:04+00:00 March 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast presentation at the WIVE project seminar on “The future of media in 5G”

Athul Prasad from Nokia Bell Labs (technical manager of 5G-Xcast project) presented an introduction of 5G-Xcast project to the audience, and views on how the project is addressing the disruptive use cases related to new and immersive media delivery. The title of his talk was related to how 5G-Xcast project is enabling the mass media [...]

By | 2018-03-23T14:10:26+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Meetings, Presentation|0 Comments

Study on Implications of 5G Deployment on Future Business Models referencing 5G-Xcast

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) has commissioned DotEcon Ltd (DotEcon) and Axon Partners Group Consulting SL (Axon) to produce a report following a study on the implications of the 5G deployment on future business models. This study will help BEREC improve its understanding of 5G in terms of the key technologies [...]

By | 2018-03-21T10:40:29+00:00 March 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Fairspectrum and Turku University of Applied Sciences demonstrate Licensed Shared Access on 2.3 GHz band

Fairspectrum and Turku University of Applied Sciences demonstrated Licensed Shared Access (LSA) on 2.3 GHz band in Turku, Finland on the 10th of January 2018. The spectrum was shared between Program Making and Special Events (PMSE), LTE Mobile Network Operator, (MNO) and a private LTE network. The demonstration illustrated that the Fairspectrum developed Licensed Shared [...]

By | 2018-03-13T17:11:52+00:00 March 9th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast participates at IEEE 5G Summit in Trento

Dr. Manuel Fuentes from Samsung participated at the IEEE 5G Summit in Trento, Italy, on March 6, 2018 and presented “the role of broadcast in 5G New Radio and beyond”. Dr. Fuentes focused on the use of broadcast as a key technology for 5G and explained in detail the different use cases defined within the [...]

By | 2018-03-08T17:23:18+00:00 March 8th, 2018|News, Presentation|0 Comments

5G-Xcast present at BES Expo in India

5G-Xcast Project manager, Dr. David Gomez-Barquero, gave the inaugural keynote at the 24th international conference and exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting organized by the Indian Broadcast Engineering Society. The BES Expo is the most important broadcast event in India. The event took place in New Delhi from 26-28 February 2018, with the theme “Non-linear [...]

By | 2018-03-02T13:17:59+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Meetings, News|0 Comments