5G FOR CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

Under WG CD, 5G-MAG members are assessing 5G solutions for content distribution:

  • Discussing market size, use cases, requirements and equipment needs.

  • Examining key 5G technologies emerging from standardization bodies that are suitable to meet the requirements of the media industry.

  • Assessing the business and operational models for the deployment of 5G technologies and networks for content distribution.

CD

REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL SERVICE DISTRIBUTION

  • Shaping 5G to meet the requirements for the distribution of media content from public service and commercial media organizations.

  • From universal access and free-to-air reception to personalization, targeted advertising or monetisation.

5G AS THE COMMON

TECHNICAL FRAMEWORK 

  • A common technical framework for the distribution of linear contents (live, scheduled programmes, TV, radio,...) and non-linear contents (on-demand, advertising, podcasts, personalisation, inmersive experiences,...).

SCALABLE DISTRIBUTION WITH UNICAST/MULTICAST & 5G BROADCAST

  • 5G includes capabilities to address the lack of scalability for IP-based media distribution.

  • Assessing the role of 5G Broadcast and its integration in the media distribution chain.

MOBILITY AND UBIQUITY

FOR MEDIA SERVICES

  • Distribution to audiovisual content with unprecedented user device reach.

  • Access for mobile and portable devices: from smartphones to vehicles, from media applications to car infotainment systems.

TERRESTRIAL AND

SATELLITE ARCHITECTURES

  • Opportunities to integrate terrestrial and satellite networks for content distribution.

  • Cloud-based architectures, software network functions for cost-effective network deployment. ​

  • Assessing synergies with public warning, V2X or IoT architectures and requirements.

EDGE CACHING, MEDIA NETWORK FUNCTIONS, NETWORK SLICING,...

  • Exploring the benefits that the 5G architecture components may offer to improve media distribution.

  • Architectures for media distribution, live media streaming, CDN integration, DRM functionalities,...

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