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By Jean Paul Simon

Media applications are often considered as  one of the most demanding services, as they require huge quantities of network capacity for high bandwidth audiovisual and other mobile sensory streams. In addition, they demand very low latency for truly immersive, responsive and tactile user experiences;1 5G networks are expected to significantly reduce latency and vastly increase capacity for delivering high bandwidth data streams between high densities of people and things at low energy and with high reliability.

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Now that the first 5G networks have been launched, the questions about how this new technology will be used will start to be answered, especially in the media sector. JEAN PAUL SIMON identifies likely winners and implications for policymakers.

Intermedia Issue:
Volume 47, Issue 02
Issue Date:
July 2019
Content: innovation, regulation and markets, Infrastructure and Spectrum: 5G and next generation networks
Jean Paul Simon Jean Paul Simon Director, JPS Public Policy Consulting; Trustee, International Institute of Communications

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DIGITAL DEBATE 31.07.2019 Cristina Murroni
TAKING AIM AT BIG TECH 31.07.2019 Sébastien Soriano
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