July 2019

New IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting Special Issue on 5G now available!

By |2019-07-04T16:23:12+00:00July 4th, 2019|News|

After the project participation in previous editions of the IEEE BMSB conference, 5G-Xcast recently organised a Special Issue on 5G for Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting.  The special issue, which was released last June, contains 11 articles addressing the main innovations and topics related to the use of 5G. Each paper is related to a specific [...]

June 2019

5G-Xcast participation at EUCNC 2019

By |2019-06-27T08:45:44+00:00June 26th, 2019|News, Panel, Workshop|

5G-Xcast was one of the 5G-PPP Phase-II projects present at the 28th edition of European Conference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC 2019, held 18-21 June in Valencia (Spain). The conference, which gathered large amounts of experts from multiple industries, research centers, universities and business on telecommunications, was the ideal scenario to present our latest results [...]

5G-Xcast Programme – EuCNC 2019

By |2019-06-14T09:21:30+00:00June 13th, 2019|News, Panel, Presentation, Workshop|

5G-Xcast will be actively involved in multiple activities during the 28th edition of European Conference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC 2019, held next 18-21 June in Valencia (Spain). The conference, which is expected to gather large amounts of experts from multiple industries, research centers, universities and business on telecommunications, will be the ideal showcase to present the latest 5G research results, showcase [...]

5G-Xcast participation at IEEE BMSB 2019

By |2019-06-11T15:01:38+00:00June 11th, 2019|News, Workshop|

5G-Xcast project was heavily involved in the 2019 IEEE Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB'19) conference held by the Korea Institute of Broadcast and Media Engineers (KIBME) and the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in Jeju, South Korea. The conference, which took place from the 5th to the 7th of June, gathered hundreds of experts on [...]

May 2019

3GPP status on LTE-based 5G Terrestrial Broadcast

By |2019-05-23T10:23:43+00:00May 22nd, 2019|News|

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

5G-Xcast participation at #5GMediaRoad2019

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

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 [...]

5G-Xcast lecture at the University of Cagliari

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

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 [...]

April 2019

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

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

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 [...]

5G-Xcast participation at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2019

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

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 [...]