TRIALS 5G FOR DISTRIBUTION

Distribution of TV and Radio using LTE-based 5G Terrestrial Broadcast

Participants:

  • ORF (Public Service Media Organization - Content Provider TV & Radio)

  • ORS (Broadcast network operator);

  • Servus TV (Commercial Broadcaster - Content Provider TV)

  • KroneHit (Commercial Broadcaster - Content Provider Radio)

  • Vienna University of Technology - Institute for Telecommunications (Academic - Link Level Simulations)

 

Services

  • Linear TV and Radio

 

Duration

  • Phase 1: 2020-2021 / Phase 2: 2021-2023 (planned)

 

Location

  • Vienna (Austria)

 

Technologies

  • FeMBMS (Release 14) / LTE-based 5G Broadcast (Release 16)

 

Equipment and Infrastructure

  • Two HPHT transmitter sites, EnTV/EPC core

 

Spectrum / Frequencies

  • 739 MHz (10 MHz) before 1.7.2020 / 667 MHz (10 MHz) after 1.7.2020

 

Main goals

  1. Open testbed for BNOs, MNOs, STB and chip manufacturers.

  2. Compare simulation and measurements of  FeMBMS Rel.14 (Rel.16) with DVB-T2 and DAB+

  3. Study product maturity of infrastructure and receivers with close cooperation to manufacturers

  4. Technical evaluation of 5G-Broadcast use-cases and applications (planned for phase 2)

More Information: https://www.ors.at/en/5g-broadcast/testbed-in-austria/

 

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