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12-14.07.22 - IEEE BTS Pulse

5G and Beyond for Broadcast - Can 5G keep its promise?

5G-MAG is collaborating with IEEE BTS on the organization of the IEEE BTS Pulse focused on 5G Media.


DATE: Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th July 2022

TIME: 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET / 15:30 - 17:30 CEST


5G promises to not only revolutionize services offered by MNOs but also to support essential use cases for a broad range of industries. In the context of broadcasting, relevant topics are production and distribution of audio/video content. What benefits will 5G bring for content production? How will 5G broadcasting transform content distribution?

What new promises will 6G bring? Join the event, listen and discuss with a panel of international industry experts the latest updates and stance in these relevant topics and what to expect in the future.

  • Day-one will provide an update on the current state-of-the-art in audio/video content production and answer questions on how 5G and other technologies can be utilized.

  • Day-two will focus on distribution and updates on 5G Broadcast and 5G Media Streaming.

  • Day-three will be devoted to the well underway discussions on the next generation of mobile communication 6G, plus use cases and application scenarios for 6G will be presented.

Technical Program

July 12, 2022 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET:

Session: State of the Art in Audio Video Content Production

9:30am - Opening Remarks

9:35am - 9:55am - 5G and Professional Live Audio Production?, Jan Durre Research Engineer, Sennheiser

9:55am - 10:15am - Morten Brandstrup

10:15am - 10:35am - 3GPP Standardization Progress for 5G Private Networks, Amanda Xiang, Principal Engineer in Wireless Research and Standards, Futurewei Technologies Inc.

10:35am - 10:55am - DECT-2020 NR, Optimized 5G Industrial IoT Radio Local Networks, Jussi Numminen, Director Radio Strategy and IPR, Wirepas

10:55am - 11:30am - Q&A Panel Session

11:30am - Closing Remarks

July 13, 2022 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET:

Session: 5G and Content Distribution Session Chair: Jordi Gimenez, Head of Technology 5G-MAG Association 9:30am - 9:35am - Opening Remarks

9:35am - 9:55am - 5G Broadcast/Multicast: New Era of Content Distribution, Mohamed Aziz Taga, PO & Head of Business Development and Sc Experience, 5G Media Services & Customer, Rohde and Schwarz

9:55am - 10:15am - 5G Media Streaming Architecture, Thorsten Lohmar, Expert for Media Delivery, Ericsson 10:15am - 10:35am - An Introduction to 3GPP 5G Multicast and Broadcast Services, David Vargas, Senior Research Engineer and a Standards Specialist, BBC

10:35am-10:55am - UPV’s Contribution to 5G-MAG Reference Tools: Building an Open-Source 5G Broadcast Transmitter, Jamie Sanchez, Research Engineer at Mobile Communications Group, iTEAM-UPV and Jordi Gimenez, Project Manager 5G-MAG Association

10:55am - 11:30am - Q&A Panel Session

11:30am - Closing Remarks

July 14, 2022 9:30 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET

Session: Future of 5G and the Metaverse

Session Chair: David Gomez Barquero, iTEAM-UPV (Spain)

9:30am - 9:35am ET - Opening Remarks 9:35am - 9:55am - Technologies for the Metaverse: XR, AI and 5G, Thomas Stockhammer, Director of Technical Standards, Qualcomm 9:55am - 10:15am - 5G enabling XR and Metaverses, Mauricio Aracena, President of Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) and Media Standardization Manager at Ericsson

10:15am - 10:35am - Metaverse or Realverse? Quality of Experience in Extended Reality Telecommunications, Pablo Perez, Lead Scientist at Nokia Extended Reality Lab (Madrid, Spain) 10:35am - 10:55am - Interactive Volumetric Video Streaming over 5G using L4S, Cornelius Hellge, Fraunhofer HHI

10:55am -11:30am -Closing Remarks

11:30am - Closing Remarks


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