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MOBILE TV & 5G DISRUPTION

14.09.2017
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By Roland Beutler

Not so long ago, broadcast companies offered only linear radio and TV programmes that users can tune into, change from one programme to another, or switch off. They could not change the sequence of content nor could they consume a particular piece of content at their own discretion. Linear programmes were and still are distributed mainly by traditional broadcast technologies such as terrestrial, satellite or cable networks.

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A milestone was reached this year with a standard that could enable ubiquitous mobile public TV broadcasting. But as ROLAND BEUTLER reports, the big challenge lies in business disruption from 5G.

Intermedia Issue:
Vol 45, Issue 03
Issue Date:
September 2017
Theme:
Innovation and Content

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