​WORKGROUPS 

Workgroups

 CD-C  Commercial

 CD-T  Technology

          TF-RT 
 Reference Tools

 CP-C  Commercial

 CP-T  Technology

WG CONTENT DISTRIBUTION

CD

The work area on Content Distribution is structured around the:

  • Commercial  CD-C  and Technology  CD-T  Workgroups.

  • Task Force Reference Tools  TF-RT , under CD-T.

 

The CD Workgroups is responsible for:

  • Analysing commercial aspects on the deployment and implementation of 5G technologies for media distribution 

  • Examining key emergent technologies from standardization bodies suitable to address current and future needs in the domain of media distribution

  • Developing architectures and requirements to be input into standards

  • Monitor projects and trials of relevance

  • Move towards analysis of specifications and implementation​

Topics within the scope of the CD Workgroups:

  • Services: Distribution of TELEVISION, RADIO, IMMERSIVE MEDIA, ON-DEMAND and PERSONALISED services leveraging 5G technologies

  • Networks: 5G mobile networks, terrestrial broadcast, satellite, content delivery networks, etc.

  • Devices: Smartphones, Smart TVs, Connected Cars, Home Gateways, Wearables, Haptics, etc.

  • Technologies: Mobile Broadband, 5G Broadcast, Multicast, Media Streaming, Multi-access Edge Computing, Caching, etc.

Our Chairs:

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 WG CD Commercial (CD-C) Chair
Vittoria Mignone
Company
RAI
Contact

vittoria.mignone@rai.it 

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 WG CD Technology (CD-T) Chair
David Vargas
Company
BBC
Contact

david.vargas@bbc.co.uk 

WG CONTENT PRODUCTION AND CONTRIBUTION

CP

The work area on Content Production and Contribution is structured around the:

  • Commercial  CP-C  and Technology  CP-T  Workgroups.

The CP Workgroups is responsible for:

  • Analysing commercial aspects on the use of 5G for media production and contribution applications

  • Examining key emergent technologies from standardization bodies suitable to address current and future needs in the domain of media production and contribution

  • Developing architectures and requirements to be input into standards

  • Monitor projects and trials of relevance

  • Move towards analysis of specifications and implementation

Topics within the scope of the CP Workgroups:

  • Applications: Use of 5G for large-scale events, remote production, multi-camera scenarios or news-gathering, among others

  • Network tools: Leveraging 5G and related technologies for media production and contribution applications

  • Equipment: Smartphones, modems and devices providing the necessary connectivity on-site and remotely

  • Deployments: Public and non-public networks, cloud-based infrastructure, software-defined networks,...

Our Chairs:

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 WG CP Commercial (CP-C) Chair
Ian Wagdin
Company
BBC
Contact

ian.wagdin@bbc.co.uk 

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 WG CP Technology (CP-T) Chair
Thibaud Biatek
Company
ATEME
Contact

t.biatek@ateme.com 

WG REGULATION, POLICY AND SPECTRUM

RPS

WG  RPS  is responsible for:

  • Evaluating and understanding the regulatory framework for the use of 5G in the domains of media production and distribution

  • Monitoring 5G spectrum availability worldwide and spectrum access frameworks for relevant applications in the media industry

 

Topics within the scope of WG RPS:

  • Understanding the regulatory framework for media distribution applications: Frequency bands, regulation on net-neutrality, zero-rating, spectrum access regimes,... for media distribution over mobile, terrestrial and satellite 5G networks

  • Understanding the regulatory framework for 5G-based PMSE and Media Production: Bands suitable for media production applications locally and temporary. spectrum access and spectrum sharing models

WG RPS investigates and provides information to our members on the topics defined in the WORK ITEMS of the CD and CP groups.

Our Chair:

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 WG RPS Chair
Greg Bensberg
Company
Digital 3&4
Contact

greg.bensberg@itv.com 

WG PROMOTION & COMMUNICATION

PC

​The  PC  workgroup is responsible for the promotion and communication of the activities in the 5G Media Action Group, the interaction with other initiatives, organisations and relevant stakeholders.

Our Chairs:

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 WG PC Co-Chair
Jacques Donat-Bouillud
Company
France Télévisions
Contact

jacques.donat-bouillud@francetv.fr 

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 WG PC Co-Chair
Andrea Michelozzi
Company
Dime Comunicaciones
Contact

michelozzi@comunicaredigitale.it