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5G to unleash new era of in-stadium sports coverage to under-served fans

2019-09-17T07:26:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: 5G will be a gamechanger opening up a new era of in stadium sports coverage.

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Long-live terrestrial broadcasting

2019-09-16T16:29:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Paper authors at an IBC Tech Talk presented research on why 3GPP has created a new media streaming architecture for 5G, new innovation in 4K and UHDTV delivery and regional programme variations in a Single Frequency Network (SFN).

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Video: HbbTV and ATSC 3.0 sees broadcasters striking back

2019-09-14T13:03:00+01:00By

IBC2019: Where would IBC be without a panel looking at ‘Next Generation TV’ and the threat to conventional broadcasting?  IBC 2019 is no different, and this year’s session compared and contrasted HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) and the USA’s ATSC 3.0.

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What do consumers expect from 5G entertainment?

2019-09-14T12:37:00+01:00Brought to you by

Internet technologies have resulted in a proliferation of streaming video platforms, offering consumers an alternative to broadcast and cable TV and posing a major threat to those traditional industries, writes IBM Institute for Business Value Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment global industry leader Rob van den Dam.

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IBC Executive Forums talk transformation and cyber security

2019-09-12T14:29:00+01:00By

IBC2019 kicked off with the IBC Executive Forums, bringing together top executives from across the industry to debate core issues behind closed doors. Dick Hobbs looks at some of the topics on the agenda.

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Interview: Michael McEwen, NABA

2019-09-12T11:00:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Having been around broadcasting his whole adult life, NABA’s Michael McEwen has a strong view on how the second generations of digital radio and television broadcasting might find a home in the ‘all things possible’ digital environment.

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Innovative ecosystem play

2019-09-10T12:45:00+01:00Brought to you by

Following an era of rapidly changing technology, virtualisation and SDN/ NFV, 5G is now redefining businesses across the globe, writes Tech Mahindra global head of innovation Nikhil Malhotra.

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5G, 8K and TV OS dominates IFA

2019-09-10T12:09:00+01:00By

Content technology such as 8K and 5G were among the key announcements and demonstrations at the IFA conference in Germany this year, writes Paolo Pescatore.

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Win the 5G communications, media and entertainment race

2019-09-03T11:24:00+01:00Brought to you by

With its high bandwidth, ultra-low latency and ability to support up to one million devices in one square kilometre, 5G is rapidly opening new business opportunities for communications, media and entertainment technology providers.

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Embracing the OTT Technology of Tomorrow

2019-08-29T08:45:00+01:00Brought to you by

A personalised OTT experience helps engagement and opens new monetisation opportunities in advertising, says Massive CEO Rob Downey.

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5G to drive India’s shift to OTT services, KPMG report claims

2019-08-27T12:33:00+01:00By

5G mobile technology is set to disrupt the Indian linear TV market as users adopt more OTT services and platforms due to better connectivity access, according to a report from KPMG.

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The emergent reality of the connected home

2019-08-26T14:22:00+01:00Brought to you by

Incorporating video and collaboration could bring TV to the centre of the connected home, says Quobis CEO Elias Pérez-Carrera.

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Cloud TV moves to maturity

2019-08-23T14:35:00+01:00Brought to you by

Cloud-delivered solutions are attracting all types of operators, says Simplestream CCO Dan Finch.

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Acceleration in electronic media

2019-08-22T10:30:00+01:00Brought to you by

Business models are evolving and consolidation remains at the top of the market, says Magine Pro CEO Matthew Wilkinson.

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5G enabled low latency video transport

2019-08-19T12:32:00+01:00Brought to you by

Faster distribution of high-quality video over IP is possible thanks to 5G innovation, writes Zixi SVP marketing and alliances John Wastcoat.

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Insight: Your guide to IBC2019

2019-08-16T09:58:00+01:00By

IBC preview magazine Insight contains interviews with keynote speakers, an overview of some of the technology trends that will dominate IBC2019 as well as guides to the show’s exciting and innovative features, from the Future Zone to the Esports Showcase.

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Shedding light on transformative technology

2019-08-13T15:43:00+01:00Brought to you by

Cloud-based video workflows are enabling broadcasters and content developers to simultaneously distribute content to unlimited outlets, says Make.TV CEO and co-founder Andreas Jacobi.

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Optus takes Premier League live with 5G

2019-08-13T07:53:00+01:00By

In a global first, Australian pay-TV operator Optus Sport will exclusively live stream English Premier League matches over a 5G mobile network.

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China unveils new 5G broadcast trials

2019-08-12T10:17:00+01:00By

China Mobile has partnered with telecoms vendor ZTE to deliver China’s first 5G broadcast of a live sporting event.

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New body set to take 5G in hand at IBC

2019-08-09T10:55:00+01:00By

With 5G promising very high capacity broadband and low costs to the consumer, Europe needs to devise, assess and demonstrate a 5G network architecture for large scale immersive media delivery, says EBU’s Antonio Arcidiacono

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Al Jazeera, RTÉ and BBC among innovators showcasing media-telco convergence

2019-08-06T07:00:00+01:00By

Three advanced proof of concepts Catalyst projects will be unveiled at the IBC Show with artificial intelligence, 5G for virtual reality and mobile news gathering top of the agenda.

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5G is here, but Huawei is the question the UK still has to answer

2019-07-29T16:01:00+01:00By

All four UK operators will have launched 5G networks by the end of this year, but the UK government has yet to rule on Huawei’s role in 5G deployments.

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DISH to enter mobile fray with $5bn deal for Sprint’s assets

2019-07-26T16:06:00+01:00

DISH Network has reached a deal with Sprint to buy its pre-paid businesses in the US, paving the way for the mobile operator to complete its merger with T-Mobile.

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One Media & India's Saankhya collab on 5G broadcasting

2019-07-25T10:32:00+01:00By

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s One Media 3.0 has announced an agreement with Indian-based Saankhya Labs to develop 5G broadcast and broadband cooperative direct to mobile network development.

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DTG collaborates with EBU on 5G

2019-07-22T16:28:00+01:00By

The DTG is taking part in EBU’s 5G Deployments project on media distribution and production.

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Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom announce 5G JV

2019-06-25T11:02:00+01:00By

Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom have announced a new joint venture aimed at developing 5G technologies such as low latency streaming solutions.

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RTVE demos “world first” stand alone 5G broadcast

2019-06-21T12:23:00+01:00By

RTVE has become the first Spanish broadcaster to carry out a live broadcast over 5G connectivity.

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SK Telecom partners Sinclair for 5G broadcasting trial

2019-06-04T12:11:00+01:00By

Korean telecoms company SK Telecom has partnered with Sinclair Broadcast Group and Harman International Industries to trial next generation TV broadcasting over a 5G network.

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EE and Stormzy launch UK’s first 5G service at London show

2019-05-30T10:56:00+01:00By

EE launched the UK’s first 5G service last night in London with Stormzy showcasing the next-generation network in a 360-degree virtual reality experience.

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EE to launch first UK 5G service this May

2019-05-23T11:08:00+01:00By

EE and Qualcomm are set to launch Europe’s first commercial 5G network next week, with the service set to go live in six cities across the UK.

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Sprint and T-Mobile make rural 5G pledge to win FCC merger nod

2019-05-22T15:32:00+01:00By

US telco providers, T-Mobile and Sprint have committed to taking “significant steps” to advance the next-generation wireless connectivity across the United States.

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Vodafone confirms 5G switch-on in the UK this summer

2019-05-14T13:51:00+01:00By

Vodafone’s 5G network for businesses and consumers will launch in seven cities across the UK on 3 July with a further 12 cities connected by the end of 2019.

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Germany launches first 5G TV trial

2019-05-09T12:52:00+01:00By

The Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation has successfully kicked-off the first field trial in the region to test the next-generation 5G broadcasting technology.

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Video: To what extent has the broadcast industry adopted 5G?

2019-05-03T14:18:00+01:00

PP Foresight media and telco analyst Paolo Pescatore explains how 5G must be optimised to deliver video content efficiently.

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Inside Huawei’s AI and cloud-based strategy

2019-04-25T12:19:00+01:00By

Huawei’s involvement in the rollout of 5G infrastructure has dominated recent headlines, but it is AI and cloud that represent key avenues of future growth for the firm, writes Paolo Pescatore.

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From the cloud to 5G: NAB 2019 in review

2019-04-18T11:17:00+01:00By

From the creation of content in the cloud to the delivery of content to mobile devices, NAB 2019 was awash with innovation that suggests an even closer relationship between the media and telco industries.

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NAB 2019: Five trends to watch

2019-04-03T12:47:00+01:00By

NAB 2019: Automated production, cloud, 5G, at-home production and streaming codecs are among the likely hot topics in Las Vegas.

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Google Stadia: Not just for gamers?

2019-03-22T11:06:00+00:00By

Far more than a game streaming service, Google Stadia represents a transformative shift in digital communication, writes Adrian Pennington.

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Mobile World Congress in review: 5G, foldable phones and smart networks

2019-03-06T12:32:00+00:00By

This year’s MWC event will be remembered for the arrival of 5G, the emergence of foldable devices. And beyond the usual calls for lighter regulation and greater cooperation, the realisation of one smarter converged network is coming to fruition.

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Liberty boss: Video is "killer app" for 5G

2019-03-01T12:49:00+00:00By

MWC19: Telecom operators are nervous about the level of investment required for 5G, but video will be the “killer app” to support the consumer business case, according to Liberty Global chief executive Mike Fries.

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Video: What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2019

2019-02-27T15:40:00+00:00

IBC365’s Alana Foster outlines her expected trends and anticipations for Mobile World Congress 2019.

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Telco leaders bullish on benefits of 5G

2019-02-27T12:39:00+00:00By

Powerful capabilities and functionalities powered by 5G will not only change the media and entertainment industry but revolutionise global economies, according to industry leaders speaking at Mobile World Congress.

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What's next in the world of immersive?

2019-02-26T16:08:00+00:00

From 5G testing to biometrics and social VR, immersive experiences are evolving and advancing. Muki Kulhan rounds up the latest developments and highlights some interesting industry adoptions.

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Mobile chiefs warn governments against cashing in on 5G

2019-02-25T14:18:00+00:00By

The benefits of 5G won’t be realised unless governments pull back from treating the auction of valuable spectrum as a “golden goose”, according to telecom leaders speaking at Mobile World Congress.

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In pictures: IBC and TM Forum networking event ahead of Mobile World Congress

2019-02-25T13:57:00+00:00

MWC19: Senior leaders from leading telco and media & entertainment companies gathered in Barcelona on Sunday ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 to enjoy an evening of networking.

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What 5G could mean for media and entertainment

2019-02-22T11:21:00+00:00

The next generation of mobile technology holds enormous promise, particularly for media and entertainment, but managing consumer and industry expectations of 5G will be key, says Mark Smith.

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Interview: Margareta Törnblad, Telia

2019-02-22T11:10:00+00:00By Tim Dams

Swedish telco Telia Company is pushing ever more heavily into TV with recent deals such as its $1bn acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting, echoing a strategy of leading telcos around the world. Margareta Törnblad, head of media and entertainment at Telia, explains the firm’s thinking.

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What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2019

2019-02-21T17:30:00+00:00By

From foldable phones to live biohack chip implants and an exhibition and conference awash with 5G, we look at the likely trends and talking points at this year’s Mobile World Congress.

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UK Space Agency invests £18m in OneWeb

2019-02-19T11:56:00+00:00By

The UK Space Agency has invested £18 million in London-based firm OneWeb, which plans to use satellite connectivity to aid 5G technology communications.

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Driverless cars and the content opportunity

2019-02-19T10:13:00+00:00By George Malim

If the advent of driverless cars provides a fourth screen via which travellers access content, apps and services, who will provide the content? George Malim explores the opportunities and assesses which organisations could become the in-car content providers.

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Transforming production and broadcast with 5G

2019-02-08T10:16:00+00:00

Join IBC365 on demand to learn how 5G will transform the way content is created.

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Managing metadata: Moving deeper into the maze

2019-01-29T16:30:00+00:00By

Metadata has evolved dramatically in recent years, from straightforward descriptions to supporting complex usage in today’s asset management systems. Now AI promises a great leap forwards.

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Can 5G technology fuel a revolution in the international terrestrial transmission market?

2019-01-09T12:27:00+00:00Brought to you by

There are strong similarities between mobile terrestrial television networks and mobile telecommunication networks in the way that they support data communication, writes Rohde & Schwarz EVP and head of broadcast & media division Jürgen Nies.

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2018’s most-read Delivery articles

2018-12-26T06:00:00+00:00By

The fight against FAANG, the rise of niche OTT disruptors and the potential of 5G were among the most-read Delivery articles in 2018.

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What do you know about mobile communication standards?

2018-12-21T12:10:00+00:00Brought to you by

5G broadcast has considerable potential to offer to forward-thinking broadcasters. However, few broadcast executives count themselves as mobile communications specialists – very few know exactly what the 4G or 3G standards are or how they are defined, let alone the new 5G standard.

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2018 review: July to December

2018-12-20T11:38:00+00:00By

In the second part of our 2018 review we look back at the milestones, mergers, deals and innovations that dominated the second half of the year.

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IBC’s owners review 2018’s industry milestones

2018-12-19T15:44:00+00:00By

From the auction of Sky, to the rising interest in 5G and growing adoption of AI, IBC’s owners share their highlights and reflections of the last 12 months.

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2018 review: January to June

2018-12-19T11:35:00+00:00By

The first instalment of a two-part round-up of the main talking points of 2018 includes the battle for net neutrality, 5G advances at the Winter Olympics, the Premier League rights battle and a Facebook scandal that still haunts the social media giant.

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Whitepaper: 5G broadcast for mobile TV

2018-12-13T16:24:00+00:00Brought to you by

This whitepaper explores why the latest mobile telecommunications technologies are a perfect partner for digital terrestrial transmission (DTT) and how they can put it on a new and significant growth path.

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BT and EE score 5G first

2018-11-22T16:56:00+00:00By

In a world first, BT Sport and EE will use 5G remote production to broadcast the EE Wembley Cup on Sunday to showcase the next generation technology.

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5G: The catalyst for immersive sports experiences

2018-11-16T12:43:00+00:00By

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.

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5G around the world

2018-11-16T10:00:00+00:00By

IBC365 looks at the latest developments in the rollout 5G in across the globe.

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Video: The promise of 5G

2018-11-13T11:33:00+00:00

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.

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On-demand webinar: Why telcos need content and content providers need telcos

2018-11-05T18:24:00+00:00

Join this IBC365 webinar on demand to discuss how the boundaries between broadcasters, pay TV platforms, OTT operators and telecoms providers are blurring.

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On-demand webinar: Accelerating innovation across Media & Entertainment

2018-10-23T15:14:00+01:00

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.

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Applications open for IBC and TM Forum Catalyst projects

2018-10-19T06:15:00+01:00By

Broadcasters, mobile operators, software vendors and technical suppliers are set to unite to capitlise on the expanding opportunities in the media-telecom value chain.

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Satellite’s multi-billion dollar windfall

2018-10-10T06:00:00+01:00By

Four major satellite operators have created a US-based consortium to manage the transition of their valuable C-band frequencies for 5G use by US telcos. It could result in a windfall of tens of billions of dollars.

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IBC2018 round-up: Executive Forums

2018-09-28T09:51:00+01:00

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.

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The scourge of piracy and 5G’s ‘killer app’

2018-09-27T14:55:00+01:00By

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.

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IBC2018 Tech Talks: 5G are we nearly there yet

2018-09-27T09:10:00+01:00

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.

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How will 5G really work?

2018-09-26T14:18:00+01:00By Charles Cheevers

5G Wireless Networks are being built to serve new applications. These applications must fund the development of the solutions and the infrastructure.

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Immersive media over 5G - What standards are needed?

2018-09-26T14:18:00+01:00By T. Stockhammer I. Bouazizi F. Gabin and G. Teniou

Mobile video will increase 9-fold between 2016 and 2021, accounting for 78% of total mobile data traffic by the end of the forecast period.

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5G: The vision, the reality and the future

2018-09-25T14:13:00+01:00By Simon Pike, Andre Seixas Dias Saverio Blasi Fiona Rivera Ebroul Izquierdo & Marta Mrak

In the past few years, 5G has moved from being a vision, through an intense process of standards development, to extensive trials around the world.

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The state of streaming: It’s the end of an ‘error’

2018-09-17T14:17:00+01:00Brought to you by

As it stands, the US is one of the most expensive places in the world to get internet. One in four homes are unable to get broadband-level speeds necessary for effective streaming, while the Federal Communications Commission continues to do awaywith plans to make high-speed Internet more affordable, writes Phenix ...

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"We’re customer obsessed” says world’s fastest growing tech company

2018-09-16T10:07:00+01:00By

IBC2018: Reliance Jio has disrupted the Indian mobile market, adding a staggering 215m customers within 21 months of launch.

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The ‘Killer App’ for 5G hasn’t been invented yet

2018-09-16T07:30:00+01:00By

IBC2018: Telcos debate how best to take advantage of the forthcoming roll out of 5G services.

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Interview: David Kline, Viacom

2018-09-16T07:00:00+01:00By

The media business stalwart discusses the impact of 5G on content consumption, the economics of blockchain, and the long-term Viacom vision.

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Collaboration is key, says EBU technology boss

2018-09-13T11:32:00+01:00By

IBC2018: European public service broadcasters are under pressure to “create great things together” says new EBU Director of Technology and Innovation Antonio Arcidiacono

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There's something missing in network investment and management

2018-09-12T14:33:00+01:00Brought to you by

We are missing a critical tool to make right investment and management decisions in networks, writes ASSIA Chief Strategy Officer Tuncay Cil.

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Next-generation UX: Standing out among the OTT crowd

2018-08-17T07:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

The industry has undergone massive change in the last couple of years. The consolidation of industry giants has increased pressure on all players to innovate and adapt just to keep pace, says Massive Chief Executive Ron Downey.

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OTT: The foundations for global growth are falling into place

2018-08-16T07:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

The OTT market is showing tremendous growth, making it an extremely interesting time for new entrants and those already within the industry, says Magine Head of Commercial Operations Fredrick Engdahl.

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Encouraging innovation and collaboration

2018-08-14T09:00:00+01:00

IBC is the perfect meeting point for the converging worlds of media and telco, writes IBC Chief Executive Michael Crimp.

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Video: IBC and TM Forum collaborate on telco convergence

2018-08-07T13:27:00+01:00

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.

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Interview: Joshua Pressnell, Penthera

2018-08-02T13:30:00+01:00Brought to you by

Mobile video viewing has increased from a fringe activity to a required feature, says Penthera Chief Technology Officer Joshua Pressnell.

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Video discussion: How telcos use content to stay relevant

2018-07-27T14:51:00+01:00

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.

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Video discussion: Digital content is king

2018-07-26T14:50:00+01:00

In part two of this IBC365 discussion our panel of experts discuss the key components of creating digital content.

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Telco and media shorts: Christian Harris, Three

2018-07-26T11:44:00+01:00

Three Head of Digital Entertainment Christian Harris describes the partnerships telcos need in order to maintain customer engagement.

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Video discussion: The rise of video and the role of telcos

2018-07-26T08:26:00+01:00

In part one of this IBC365 discussion our panel of experts explore the issue of convergence between the telco and media markets.

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Telco and media shorts: Jean Coffey, Jukin Media

2018-07-25T10:26:00+01:00

Jukin Media Senior Director of Business Development Jean Coffey talks through the key elements of mobile optimised content.

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Telco and media shorts: Matt Stagg, BT Sport

2018-07-24T06:00:00+01:00

BT Sport Director of Mobile Strategy Matt Stagg explains the impact 5G will have on the way content is distributed and consumed.

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Sport leads the 5G charge

2018-07-24T06:00:00+01:00By

The potential for 5G to revolutionise the media and entertainment industries is now being tested by sports producers and broadcasters.

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Telco & media shorts: Paolo Pescatore on the importance of content

2018-07-23T09:00:00+01:00

Telecoms & Media Analyst Paolo Pescatore on the importance of providing premium content.

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Compression enters the high-performance era

2018-05-11T09:58:00+01:00By

Delivering new methods and codecs for working with large-scale data, particularly VR and HDR, is high priority for the media and entertainment industry.

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Video: How will Winter Olympics and World Cup 5G trials shape the future of live broadcast?

2018-03-29T10:21:00+01:00

Trials in PyeongChang and Russia look set to open doors for new business models and innovation across broadcast, media and entertainment.

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On-demand webinar: NAB Show 2018 Deconstructed

2018-03-28T14:30:00+01:00

Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas: IBC365 is joined by a panel of industry experts to review what went on, what was hot, and what happened at the NAB 2018 conference and show floor.

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Video: Kris Hardiman, Ericsson

2018-03-18T08:00:00+00:00

Ericsson Head of Head of Portfolio Marketing for Europe and Latin America Kris Hardiman on Ericsson’s role in the broadcast sector, changing consumer viewing habits and the impact of 5G.

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Video: Matt Stagg, EE

2018-03-15T09:45:00+00:00

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.

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What we know about Red’s Hydrogen phone

2018-03-08T22:12:00+00:00By Phil Rhodes

Red looks likely to make a full-scale launch of its Hydrogen phone in the summer, but a picture of what the handset will be capable of is starting to emerge.

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Alternative platforms: The “Pandora’s box” of entertainment

2018-03-02T12:07:00+00:00By

Virtual reality, augmented reality and 5G could all help platforms monetise content, according to senior executives speaking at Mobile World Congress.

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IoT drives fourth industrial revolution

2018-03-01T15:56:00+00:00By

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.

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When Facebook abuse can be a “wonderful thing”

2018-02-28T15:54:00+00:00By

Senior executives from BT and iFlix hailed the power of content to transform “transactional” brands and create an emotional connection with customers.

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5G: “Open for business”

2018-02-27T16:11:00+00:00By

Nokia, Ericsson, Huawei and Cisco are among the many manufacturers to announce major deployments and advances for 5G at Mobile World Congress.

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Seven trends to expect at Mobile World Congress 2018

2018-02-20T13:22:00+00:00By Kate O'Flaherty

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.

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The investment landscape for media tech firms

2018-02-16T10:57:00+00:00By

In 2018 in western economies there is an estimated $1 trillion of private funds looking for a home, and much of that money is looking for a berth in media technology companies.

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In Numbers: PyeongChang Winter Olympics

2018-02-15T13:52:00+00:00By

It’s not just the athletes that have broken records at the XXIII Winter Olympics in PyeongChang - the technology has set new standards too.

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On-demand webinar: Mobile World Congress 2018 review

2018-02-13T10:22:00+00:00

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.

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Weekly news round-up: Ericsson offloads tech division & Facebook's privacy push

2018-02-01T18:07:00+00:00By

Your digest of the week’s top media, entertainment and technology news.

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Winter Olympics innovates with 8K HDR and live 5G production firsts

2018-01-31T11:20:00+00:00By

PyeongChang is shaping up to be the most innovative Olympics ever, with advances in 8K and 5G production and an avalanche of OTT content.

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Predictions for 2018: Five media tech themes from the DTG

2018-01-26T09:46:00+00:00

Artificial intelligence, AR, voice assistants and 5G are among the themes that will dominate 2018, according to experts at the DTG

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8 tech trends of 2017

2018-01-04T15:21:00+00:00By

The relentless pace of technological change continued to accelerate in 2017. Here is a recap of some of biggest trends of the past twelve months.

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Top 10 most-read Delivery articles

2017-12-19T12:43:00+00:00By

The changing broadcasting landscape, the rise of OTT, content piracy and the role of satellites were among 2017’s most-read articles.

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IBC2017 technical papers: 5G and OTT

2017-11-24T09:22:00+00:00

The use of 5G for live production and some cutting-edge OTT platforms were among the topics covered in this year’s technical papers.

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5G technology for live production

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Atle Sægrov and Steinar Bjørlykke

A new emerging 5G technology with phased array antennas was used for the contribution of live TV documentary broadcast in Norway.

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Perspectives of TV convergence towards 5G

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By A. De Vita R. Gaffoglio V. Mignone and A. Morello

The new eMBMS systems characteristics are well aligned to the technical requirements coming from the broadcast sector for TV services.

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5G set to drive higher engagement

2017-09-18T12:13:00+01:00By David Wood

NBC has said that it is excited about the potential of 5G to offer its sports fans a better user experience over mobile.

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Interview: Mansoor Hanif, BT

2017-09-17T10:54:00+01:00By Monica Heck

Evolution of the 4G standard will continue for some years but the tipping point will come as consumers demand a better experience.

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C-Tech Forum: 5G set to seriously disrupt TV

2017-09-17T10:33:00+01:00By Mark Mayne

IBC2017: The potential for 5G to provide a catalyst for market disruption is strong, according to experts speaking at IBC.

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Invest in voice and AI, TV tech chiefs tell IBC delegates

2017-09-16T17:20:00+01:00By

Forget VR – what broadcasters and media companies should be investing in is voice UI and AI technologies. That was the unanimous verdict of technology heads from Channel 4, IBM, Liberty Global and Ericsson.

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CTOs predict big future for AI and 5G services by 2020

2017-09-16T11:33:00+01:00By David Wood

Heavy-hitting industry CTOs have agreed that AI will become an important new technology for media businesses.

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Interview: Henrik Voigt, Ericsson

2017-09-15T09:06:00+01:00By

Consumer demand for 5G is high as they look to enjoy live TV on mobile devices while benefitting from greater personalisation and convenience.

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What 5G could mean for broadcast

2017-08-16T20:35:00+01:00By

With many broadcast vendors supporting 5G tests and trials, the nascent technology could lead to much more than faster mobile internet browsing.

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Does 5G have a future?

2017-08-11T10:09:00+01:00By

Could 5G be the answer to the consumer demand for high capacity video delivery in a mobile-centric landscape?

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5G and the broadcast revolution

2017-08-10T14:11:00+01:00

Will 5G herald a complete shake up of the broadcast and media industry? Watch this on demand webinar to find out.

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5G: the roadmap to launch

2017-07-20T09:06:00+01:00By Kate O'Flaherty

5G offers speed, capacity and low latency for applications including autonomous cars, robotics and virtual reality.

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5G to be “catalyst for transformative change"

2017-05-24T08:47:00+01:00By

The UK broadcasting TV business model has seen little disruption over the past 25 years but that is “fundamentally changing” according to the Chief Executive of Arqiva.

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Be there from anywhere: delivering AR, VR and 360-degree content

2017-04-28T15:25:00+01:00Brought to you by

Carriers are investing in network infrastructure – both fixed-line and mobile - to support the seemingly unquenchable consumer thirst for video.

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Addressing future growth in broadcast TV and video consumption on mobile devices

2017-04-07T15:31:00+01:00By Graham Mills Chairman DVB Commercial Module UK Nick Wells Chairman DVB Technical Module UK And

In the future of media (TV, radio, online content, games etc.), two trends seem inescapable - a sustained increase in data usage and much greater consumption of video on mobile and portable devices.

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Mobile and broadcast networks cooperation for high quality mobile video: A win-win approach

2017-03-16T16:43:00+00:00By A De Vita V Mignone A Morello Rai- RadioTelevisione G Taricco R Garello Politecnico di Torino

The mobile communications sector is characterized by an exponentially increasing traffic demand for high quality mobile multimedia services, a significant portion of which identifiable with linear Television (TV) and scheduled broadcast (point-to-multipoint) distribution.

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