5G-Xcast lecture at the University of Cagliari

Professor David Gomez-Barquero, Project Manager of 5G-Xcast, gave a lecture on Broadcast and Multicast Communications Enablers for 5G at the University of Cagliari (Italy). The lecture was organized by the Italian Chapter of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) as part of the IEEE BTS Distinguished Lecturer program. In his lecture, Prof. Gomez-Barquero presented an [...]

By | 2019-05-07T15:51:34+00:00 May 7th, 2019|News, Presentation|0 Comments

3GPP to study the architecture enhancements needed to provide 5G multicast/broadcast services

As part of the normative work carried out in Release 16, 3GPP approved the Study Item on architectural enhancements for 5G multicast-broadcast services (SP-190253) during the 3GPP SA plenary meeting held 20-22 March in Shenzhen, China. The goal of the study led by Huawei in 3GPP SA2 group is to identify and evaluate potential enhancements [...]

By | 2019-04-29T09:34:20+00:00 April 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast live demonstration of video delivery over 5G at Mobile World Congress 2019

5G-Xcast conducted the first live demonstration of video delivery over 5G during the Mobile World Congress’ last edition, held 25-28 February in Barcelona. The demonstration, which was jointly performed by IRT, EBU and Enensys-Expway, showed the concept of large scale media delivery in 5G powered by MooD and free-to-air distribution of enhanced media services to [...]

By | 2019-04-11T12:31:32+00:00 April 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast participation at CAP Implementation Workshop 2018

Menno Bot (one2many) represented 5G-Xcast project at the 2018 Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Implementation Workshop, held in Hong Kong, China, last November. At the event, Menno gave a talk about the 5G-Xcast project and its focus on providing broadcast in 5G for various use-cases and drilled down further to the Public Warning use-case. In addition, the [...]

By | 2018-12-03T09:37:38+00:00 November 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast attendance to the Workshop on 3GPP submission towards IMT-2020

5G-Xcast project attended the Workshop on 3GPP submission towards IMT-2020, held by the 3GPP in the European Commission, Brussels, during the last 24 and 25 October. The event, which was organised by the 3GPP, aimed to inform all the ITU Evaluation Groups and interested experts about the 3GPP contribution performed to analyse the existing radio [...]

By | 2018-10-29T11:32:21+00:00 October 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 | 2018-11-29T15:36:22+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