5G MEDIA INITIATIVE
Research and development of tomorrow's media landscape
What is the 5G Media Initiative?
"5G's universal applicability allows for a variety of options for media production, distribution and consumption, including new business models."
"As the network of the future, 5G will play a major role in the production and distribution of broadcasting and will also offer completely new opportunities for radio and television use."
"5G is the first great opportunity to cover all major application areas in wireless communication with a globally uniform standard."
"The '5G Media Initiative' offers an excellent platform to test the future distribution of media content via modern and convergent 5G networks and to evaluate emerging business models."
"With the introduction of 5G, a market with millions of smartphones and tablet PCs as potential broadcast receivers could emerge that can attractively combine live TV services, media libraries, social networks and many more services."
"Digital broadcasting and wireless communication technologies have been the key research areas of Fraunhofer IIS for many years; with 5G, these two worlds will continue to grow together."
Media Days Munich: Unified worldwide technical broadcasting standard possible
How far has 5G research already progressed and can the 5G standard already be used in practice for the media sector? These and other questions were discussed by experts from all over Europe in a joint panel of the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation and the Institute [...]
Bavarian 5G TODAY research project approaching successful completion
Munich, October 23rd, 2019 - The Bavarian research project 5G TODAY is approaching its end. Within the scope of 5G TODAY, a complete broadcasting chain for the large-cell distribution of TV programs based on the LTE/5G broadcast mode FeMBMS was realized for the first time [...]