MEDIA DISTRIBUTION

WG CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

CD

​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.

 WG CD Commercial Co-Chair

Vittoria Mignone

Company

RAI 

 WG CD Technology Co-Chair

David Vargas

Company

BBC 

 
Black Diamond

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,...

WG CD TOPICS AND ACTIVITIES

 

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