5G video broadcast successfully live-tested with Global Invacom wifi tech

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(June 26): Global Invacom, the global provider of satellite communications equipment, says Rai Radiotelevisione italiana (Rai), the Italian national public broadcasting company, has successfully live-tested mobile TV broadcast over 5G.

The Rai transmission system is a prototype implementation of the evolution of LTE-Broadcast, specifically 3GPP Release 14, combined with Global Invacom’s Bx-Wifi technology, to stream high quality HD video to a large number of mobile devices via a Wifi network.

In simple terms, this means users should be able to watch the broadcast without experiencing buffering or loss of signal. Unlike classic video streaming, this solution does not rely on the internet and uses little Wifi bandwidth, allowing...(click on link for full story on theedgesingapore.com)