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

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

5G-Xcast 3rd Face to Face Project Meeting in IRT, Munich, Germany

Come snow storms and high winds, nothing stops the 5G-Xcast consortium! Last week marked our 3rd face to face meeting, hosted by Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) in the beautiful city of Munich, Germany. There was once again a strong emphasis on joint, cross work package sessions. This refined a way forward, allowing each of the work [...]

By | 2018-01-23T14:30:33+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Meetings, News|0 Comments

Deliverable D3.1 – LTE-Advanced Pro Broadcast Radio Access Network Benchmark – Now Available

We are proud to share WP3 deliverable D3.1 "LTE-Advanced Pro Broadcast Radio Access Network Benchmark"; now available for download below (Also in our downloads section): Download Download [PDF ~6.5MB] Executive Summary This document evaluates the performance of the latest radio enhancements of eMBMS LTE-Advanced Pro as per 3GPP Relelease-14, within which 3GPP has [...]

By | 2017-12-11T11:39:30+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Deliverable, News|0 Comments

Deliverable D5.1 – Content Delivery Vision – Now Available

We are proud to share our first WP5 deliverable outlining our "Content Delivery Vision"; now available for download below (Also in our downloads section): Download Download [PDF ~800KB] Executive Summary There is a growing demand from operators to deploy converged video delivery solutions across all their networks (fixed and mobile) and across [...]

By | 2017-12-01T12:12:23+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Deliverable, News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast at EBU Forecast 2017

Several Members from the 5G-XCast consortium presented at the EBU Forecast 2017 seminar which took place at the EBU in Geneva (https://tech.ebu.ch/forecast17). The seminar looks forward, asking how media content will be delivered in five, ten or 15 years’ time; looking at the evolution of consumption patterns, media genres and distribution technologies. Steve Appleby (BT) - [...]

By | 2017-11-27T10:37:48+00:00 November 24th, 2017|News, Presentation|0 Comments