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Seamless switching between broadcast and broadband delivery

Klaus Kühnhammer (ORS/Bitstem) and Daniel Silhavy (Fraunhofer FOKUS) provide insight into "Seamless switching between broadcast and broadband delivery" using features implemented in the 5G-MAG Reference Tools.


Read the full story at: https://websites.fraunhofer.de/video-dev/5g-mag-reference-tools-seamless-switching-between-broadcast-and-broadband-delivery/

 

ABSTRACT

In one of our previous blog posts we looked into playback of a multicast DASH stream in dash.js using the 5G-MAG Reference Tools. In this article, we go even a step further: Based on the availability we dynamically and seamlessly switch between broadcast and broadband delivery.

A dynamic switch between broadcast and broadband delivery offers many possibilities and advantages. Most importantly:

  • As a service provider, we can enable/disable broadcast delivery based on consumption metrics while guaranteeing a smooth playback experience for the end user.

  • In cases in which users are out of broadcast coverage the service continues to operate by falling back to broadband.

  • It enables personalized ad-insertion by receiving the main content via broadcast and the ad content via broadband.

Read the full story at: https://websites.fraunhofer.de/video-dev/5g-mag-reference-tools-seamless-switching-between-broadcast-and-broadband-delivery/


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