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

Deliverable D5.2 on Key Technologies for the Content Distribution Network now available

5G-Xcast is proud to announce that deliverable D4.2 on Converged Core Network is now public and available on free download from this link. This deliverable builds on the use case requirements for 5G-Xcast and proposes a framework and design principles that the wider project will adopt as it investigates the flexible networking technologies required to deliver content cost effectively [...]

By | 2018-12-19T11:59:55+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Deliverable, News|0 Comments

Now available Deliverable D4.2 on Converged Core Network

5G-Xcast is proud to announce that deliverable D4.2 on Converged Core Network is now public and available on free download from this link. There is an increasing expectation from consumers to be able to use any service, at anytime, anywhere on any network access in a seamless manner. In order to meet this and other key requirements, the authors [...]

By | 2018-12-19T11:48:52+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Deliverable, 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

5G-Xcast presentation at the World Broadcasting Union-Internet Media Connectivity Group (WBU-IMCG)

Dr. Athul Prasad from Nokia presented an overview of 5G and the 5G-Xcast project at the World Broadcasting Union-Internet Media Connectivity Group (WBU-IMCG) forum at the Turner Broadcasting System headquarters in Atlanta, USA. The talk covered the key technology elements of 5G, and the key value proposition that 5G-Xcast offers to the media and entertainment [...]

By | 2018-05-31T10:24:41+00:00 May 31st, 2018|News, Presentation|0 Comments

5G-Xcast Presentation at the IEEE 5G Summit in Brasilia

Dr. Belkacem Mouhouche, innovation manager of the 5G-Xcast project, gave a talk on the “5G broadcast use cases and their impact on society and citizens" at the 5G summit in Brasilia, Brazil, on May the 22nd 2018. Belkacem also participated in a panel discussion on the "5G Impact on the Society" where participants discussed how [...]

By | 2018-05-29T10:57:59+00:00 May 29th, 2018|News, Panel, Presentation|0 Comments