Advanced Television


Telefónica pilots live TV over 5G

Telefónica, along with Intel and Aviwest, is preparing to launch a 5G trial for the transmission of live TV programming, with 5G replacing the traditional mobile TV units. This will be one of the eight 5G projects to be implemented by the operator in Spain, financed with €40 million from the public entity The […]

August 12, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

H.266 ‘to cut 4K streaming data by half’

A new video-encoding standard that promises to cut data use by at least half has been formally unveiled, after three years of development and negotiations. It is claimed H.266 should make it possible for slow connections to stream in higher quality than before, without pauses for buffering. It could also pave the way for on-demand […]

July 8, 2020