The Tour De France is the world’s most well-known cycling race and a monumental challenge for broadcasters. The TM Forum, through its Catalyst programme, set out to examine how 5G technology could be used to cover the event.
US telcos are anxious to get their hands on 5G spectrum, but where will it come from, and who will benefit from the auction?
With streaming services absorbing increasing amounts of bandwidth opportunities are bound for both telcos and satellite providers, writes Chris Forrester.
Demystifying the hype around 5G, experts discuss the promise and expectations of ultra high-speed mobile connectivity and its potential for the media and entertainment sector.
Legacy media and telecom players have been busy bulking up, but how will they capitalise on their scale to attract and retain more customers?
Time to market is an increasingly critical challenge for telcos with a pay-TV strategy in today’s new world order of OTT players and large video streaming providers.
Join this IBC365 webinar on demand to discuss how the boundaries between broadcasters, pay TV platforms, OTT operators and telecoms providers are blurring.
This IBC365 webinar outlines and explains the collaborative Media-Telecom Catalyst innovation programme and how you can get involved in designing solutions to current media & entertainment challenges.
Broadcasters, mobile operators, software vendors and technical suppliers are set to unite to capitlise on the expanding opportunities in the media-telecom value chain.
Influential and visionary executives from across the industry united at the IBC2018 Executive Forums to discuss key trends, opportunities and disruptors to shape future strategy.
IBC2018: With content hailed as the ‘killer app’ for 5G, further consolidation between telcos and media firms is inevitable, attendees of the Telco & Media Innovation Forum were told.
Read technical papers discussing the impact and promise of 5G from Ericsson, Qualcomm, Samsung, Orange and Arris, watch experts in the IBC2018 Tech Talks presentation who discuss the reality of 5G and the pipeline for delivery.
IBC2018 speaker Perrine Bichet on the importance of creating a content strategy for the culturally and linguistically diverse and her move from content-focussed Canal+ to telco Proximus.
IBC2018: Reliance Jio has disrupted the Indian mobile market, adding a staggering 215m customers within 21 months of launch.
IBC2018: Telcos debate how best to take advantage of the forthcoming roll out of 5G services.
We are missing a critical tool to make right investment and management decisions in networks, writes ASSIA Chief Strategy Officer Tuncay Cil.
The collaboration between IBC and the TM Forum will give media-telco convergence projects prominence at IBC and at the TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World, writes TM Forum Chief Executive Nik Willetts.
IBC is the perfect meeting point for the converging worlds of media and telco, writes IBC Chief Executive Michael Crimp.
As telcos look toward verticals for 5G, IBC Chief Executive Michael Crimp and TM Forum Chief Executive Nik Willetts explain how the TM Forum’s Catalyst programme can develop use cases within the media and entertainment industry.
The Content Everywhere Hub at IBC2018 will showcase and explore new media production, devices, apps and the digital transformations that are shaping the OTT domain.
In part three of this IBC365 discussion our panel of experts define the ways in which telcos can attract customers and stay relevant within the content value chain.
In part two of this IBC365 discussion our panel of experts discuss the key components of creating digital content.
Three Head of Digital Entertainment Christian Harris describes the partnerships telcos need in order to maintain customer engagement.
In part one of this IBC365 discussion our panel of experts explore the issue of convergence between the telco and media markets.
Jeremy Fox, along with former Sony boss Sir Howard Stringer, has a new scheme to provide ammunition to telcos wanting to rival Netflix and Amazon. And it’s working.
Jukin Media Senior Director of Business Development Jean Coffey talks through the key elements of mobile optimised content.
BT Sport Director of Mobile Strategy Matt Stagg explains the impact 5G will have on the way content is distributed and consumed.
The potential for 5G to revolutionise the media and entertainment industries is now being tested by sports producers and broadcasters.
Telecoms & Media Analyst Paolo Pescatore on the importance of providing premium content.
With telcos struggling to boost revenues, they’re focusing on video content as one way to drive growth. But their strategies for content differ from market to market and company to company.
The unfolding drama involving three of the world’s largest media groups has all the ingredients of an Oscar-winning script, writes Ray Snoddy.
Trials in PyeongChang and Russia look set to open doors for new business models and innovation across broadcast, media and entertainment.
EE Head of Media and Entertainment Technology Matt Stagg on the use of premium content by telcos and the ways in which 5G will shape production and delivery.
Fuelled by 5G, massive IoT adoption is expected to interconnect media across devices, connected cars and into smart cities, with a host of vendors and telecom operators showcasing their IoT offerings at Mobile World Congress.
Senior executives from BT and iFlix hailed the power of content to transform “transactional” brands and create an emotional connection with customers.
Nokia, Ericsson, Huawei and Cisco are among the many manufacturers to announce major deployments and advances for 5G at Mobile World Congress.
5G and its associated use cases are expected to take centre stage in Barcelona, while discussions will also turn to the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to overhaul network management and customer service.
IBC365 and a panel of Mobile World Congress attendees comment on the trends and talking points from this year’s Mobile World Congress, examining what the latest trends in mobile handsets, 5G, IoT and the role of telcos use of content mean for the media and entertainment industry.
A converging distribution network is posing big questions about the relationships between broadcasters and telco operators. Accenture’s Anders Linblad explains.
Dr Saul Berman, Chief Strategist, Global Business Services and Daniel Toole, Media Entertainment Leader, IBM, discuss IBM’s collaborative research paper, Becoming a “living” media partner for your consumers, with IBCTV at IBC2017.
Broadcasters and media firms must embrace new technology and operate at scale to contend with changing consumer behavior.
Globecast CEO Philippe Bernard on the areas of opportunity for the playout, distribution and media services company.
Video analytics are transforming IoT beyond just another evolution in the transition to digital experience management.
Operating across the worlds of telecoms and media, Deutsche Telekom’s Kerckhoff believes he understands the challenges and opportunities faced by both markets.