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3GPP status on LTE-based 5G Terrestrial Broadcast

The enhancement of the existing LTE technology to deliver linear TV and radio services to an infinite number of receivers was identified as one of the points to address in 3GPP after the definition of FeMBMS in the latest version of Release 14. As part of the Release 16 framework, 3GPP has started the normative [...]

By | 2019-05-22T14:27:24+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast paper on 5G NR-based Terrestrial Broadcast delivery: A step beyond FeMBMS

5G-Xcast is proud to announce the acceptance and forthcoming release of the latest project contribution to the development of a holistic media delivery system for 5G. The journal paper entitled '5G New Radio for Terrestrial Broadcast: A Forward-Looking Approach for NR-MBMS' tackles one particular aspect of media delivery: linear TV and radio services, i.e. Terrestrial [...]

By | 2019-05-17T14:31:51+00:00 May 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

5G-Xcast participation at #5GMediaRoad2019

5G-Xcast project was present at the #5GMEDIAROAD2019, a two days event on 5G media production and distribution organised by the 5G-PPP MediaRoad project and hosted by IRT. The event held during 8th and 9th May counted with the collaboration of multiple projects and initiatives like 5G Media and served as the scenario for the launch [...]

By | 2019-05-14T09:31:19+00:00 May 14th, 2019|News, Presentation, Workshop|0 Comments

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 participation at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2019

5G-Xcast and One5G 5G-PPP Phase-II projects organized a joint workshop at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2019 edition, held 15th to 19th April in Marrakech, Morocco. The workshop attracted around 17 high quality papers related to MIMO, Massive MIMO, Waveform design and Networking aspects. There were also two plenary talks on “Mobile [...]

By | 2019-04-24T15:29:39+00:00 April 24th, 2019|News, Panel, Workshop|0 Comments

5G-Xcast keynote at 2019 IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) Young Professionals Workshop

Professor David Gomez-Barquero, Project Manager of 5G-Xcast, gave a keynote on 5G Challenges and Opportunities for Media Innovation at the 2019 IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS) Young Professionals workshop organized by Brunel University in Uxbridge, West London (UK). The theme of the workshop was “5G Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation in Broadband Multimedia and Broadcasting”. [...]

By | 2019-04-16T09:31:54+00:00 April 16th, 2019|News, Workshop|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

Deliverable D6.3 on Test-Beds Integration and Deployment now available

5G-Xcast is proud to announce that deliverable D6.3 on Test-Beds Integration and Deployment is now released and can be downloaded from this link. This document concentrates on the planning and development process for testbeds and trials within 5G-Xcast project. The trials have been planned to experimentally demonstrate multicast and broadcast features developed for dynamically adaptable future [...]

By | 2019-04-09T12:27:57+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Deliverable, News|0 Comments

Deliverable D6.2 on Development of Showcases and Demonstrators now available

5G-Xcast is proud to announce that deliverable D6.2 on Development of Showcases and Demonstrators is now released and can be downloaded from this link. This document presents the nine demonstrators and a showcase developed within WP6 of the 5G-Xcast project. The sections for each of the nine demonstrators first discuss the concept of the demonstrator [...]

By | 2019-04-08T16:44:23+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Deliverable, News|0 Comments