5G-Xcast participation at IEEE BTS Broadcast Symposium 2018

Dr. Athul Prasad from 5G-Xcast project gave a talk at the IEEE BTS Broadcast Symposium 2018, held in Arlington, Virginia, USA. The talk mainly dealt with: 5G Facts, Fiction, & Impacts for the Future of Broadcasting, and importantly about the role of 5G-Xcast which is developing a unified framework for common content delivery in 5G. [...]

By | 2018-10-15T10:18:04+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast 6th Face to Face Meeting hosted by Nokia in Espoo

The modern Nokia’s headquarters complex was the venue of the 5G-Xcast 6th face-to-face project meeting, hosted by Nokia in Espoo, Finland. From the 25th to the 27th of September, 5G-Xcast partners gathered to track the progress of the different work packages and discuss the design of several trials and Proof-of-Concept (PoC) solutions. PoC designs are [...]

By | 2018-10-01T10:38:32+00:00 October 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast participation at FITCE Congress 2018

Jon Hart (BT) gave a presentation on “5G Network Slicing and Convergence: Key technologies in Next Generation Networks” which included an overview of the important work of the 5G-Xcast project. The ITP event, held at MediaCity Manchester was the 57th FITCE Congress 2018 which was focussed on ‘Delivery & Consumption of Digital Media’ and had [...]

By | 2018-09-27T07:14:31+00:00 September 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast participation at IBC 2018

During the last edition of the International Broadcasting Congress (IBC 2018), 5G-Xcast project was involved in different talks and practical demonstrations about the use of multicast and broadcast solutions for the new 5G system. Talks 5G-Xcast project manager, Dr. David Gomez Barquero (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia), and 5G-Xcast technical manager during the first half of [...]

By | 2018-09-19T15:57:18+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast showcase during European Championships 2018

During the inaugural European Championships 2018 taking place in Glasgow and Berlin (2 - 12 August), IRT, in cooperation with EBU, have been showcasing their pioneering work within the 5G-Xcast project in shaping 5G for large scale immersive media delivery. A novel and forward-looking concept of using mwobile technology for the distribution of popular audiovisual [...]

By | 2018-09-03T08:40:35+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast presentations at SET Expo 2018

Dr. Athul Prasad from the 5G-Xcast presented two talks based on the work done in the project – related to spectrum considerations and key enablers for the convergence of TV / terrestrial broadcasting and 5G. The talks covered new spectrum related enhancements developed as part of the project, including unlicensed Xcasting and dynamic spectrum sharing. [...]

By | 2018-08-31T09:14:04+00:00 August 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

3GPP to study the enhancement needed for LTE-based eMBMS to meet the 5G requirements

3GPP held in June 2018 the RAN plenary meeting in La Jolla (USA), where the final scope of Release 16 study items and work items was defined. One of the topics that 5G-Xcast is following closely is the multicast/broadcast support for Release 16. There have been earlier attempts to introduce a Study Item on 5G [...]

By | 2018-08-01T13:26:48+00:00 August 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast 5th Face to Face Meeting hosted by TUAS in Turku

The Finnish forest was the venue for the 5th 5G-Xcast face-to-face meeting, hosted by Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) in the beautiful and historic city of Turku, Finland. From the 3rd to the 5th of July, 5G-Xcast partners came back together to track the progress of the seven work packages and prepare the mid-term [...]

By | 2018-07-10T15:25:48+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Meetings, News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast Second Advisory Board Meeting

5G-Xcast had a meeting with the Advisory Board at the IEEE BMSB 2018 conference in Valencia. The meeting was the chance to discuss the progress of the project in the first year and to obtain feedback from the Advisory Board members. The Advisory Board meeting attendees had the chance to attend the tutorial one day [...]

By | 2018-06-07T13:50:17+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Meetings, News|0 Comments

Deliverable D4.1. on Mobile Core Networks available!

5G-Xcast is proud to announce that deliverable D4.1 on Mobile Core Networks is now released and can be downloaded from this link. The document describes the 5G-Xcast mobile core network architecture, which enables multicast and broadcast capabilities based on 5G architecture defined in 3GPP Release 15. The proposed architectures will be the target for the technical [...]

By | 2018-06-05T15:32:38+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Deliverable, News|0 Comments