Advanced Television


ACCESS, MediaTek advanced Twine4Car Automotive Infotainment services for auto OEMs

ACCESS Europe, a provider of advanced software solutions for the TV and automotive markets, and MediaTek have announced that the two companies are expanding their successful collaboration to provide the automotive industry with an integrated solution combining MediaTek chipsets with a car-centric app store and in-car entertainment platform from ACCESS. The first demonstration of the […]

January 9, 2024

BT, Nokia, MediaTek trial 5G RedCap tech

BT Group, together with Nokia and MediaTek, have successfully completed trials of 5G Reduced Capability (RedCap) technology with RedCap devices. The trial, which took place at BT Group’s Adastral Park site, utilised Nokia’s AirScale RAN portfolio, EE’s 5G Standalone network and MediaTek’s RedCap testing platform. RedCap is a technology introduced in 3GPP Release 17 that […]

October 16, 2023

BT, Ericsson demo 5G in wideband FDD

BT and Ericsson have successfully demonstrated the transmission of 5G services in a wideband FDD (frequency division duplex) radio carrier (over 20MHz) within a sub-3 GHz spectrum band. The breakthrough trial demonstrated the benefits of configuring a wide carrier bandwidth of 50MHz (50MHz downlink + 50MHz uplink) in EE’s 2.6GHz band and performing downlink aggregation […]

August 11, 2023

Samsung, MediaTek claim 5G uplink breakthrough

Samsung Electronics and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek have completed the successful testing of 5G Standalone Uplink (UL) 2CC Carrier Aggregation (CA) with C-Band UL MIMO to reach top uplink speeds, marking what they say is a ground-breaking achievement in wireless mobile capabilities. This approach used three transmit (3Tx) antennas to improve upload experiences, ushering in […]

July 10, 2023

Ericsson, MediaTek claim upload speed record

Comms technologist Ericsson and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek are claiming a new 5G upload speed record of 440 Mbps in low-band and mid-band spectrum using Uplink Carrier Aggregation. The uplink speed brings better, smoother experiences for the likes of video conference users, streamers, and their audience with more frames per second and higher image resolution. […]

May 31, 2023

MediaTek, Nvidia in-car infotainment partnership

Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek is partnering with accelerated computing specialist Nvidia to deliver a complete range of in-vehicle AI cabin solutions for the next generation of software-defined vehicles. The collaboration combines the strength of each company’s automotive portfolios to deliver the most compelling solutions for state-of-the-art connected cars. “Nvidia is a world-renowned pioneer and industry […]

May 30, 2023

Inmarsat using MediaTek for ‘direct-to-phones’

Taiwan-based MediaTek and Inmarsat are joining forces on two-way satellite communications direct to smartphones, IOT devices and cars. The two have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Their collaboration builds upon proven MediaTek 5G NTN technology operating on Inmarsat’s existing ELERA L-band satellite network. The combined technology would allow smartphone manufacturers, mobile network operators and the […]

April 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

Survey: Mobile gaming on the rise in W Europe

Survey findings from CyberMedia Research (CMR),  hardcore mobile gaming is seeing an inflection in Western Europe, driven by democratised mobile gaming experiences. As per the gaming study insights, hardcore gamers in Western Europe have surged by a 27 per cent, owing to increased game time, powerful smartphones and improved mobile gaming maturity. Casual gamers grew marginally (8 […]

September 13, 2022

M7 Group integrates TV platforms into smart TVs

M7 Group has announce it will integrate its TV platforms into smart TV sets from a number of manufacturers, enabling direct access by viewers with the user interface appearing in the platforms’ branded design. The solution is based on the integration of the M7 channel mechanism FST (Fast Scan Tables), full compliance with the M7 […]

May 10, 2022

NEXTGEN TV: Programme, platform initiatives

Pearl TV, the coalition of US broadcast companies transitioning to broadcast technology standard NEXTGEN TV, otherwise known as ATSC 3.0, and fabless semiconductor company MediaTek have launched ‘FastTrack to NEXTGEN TV’, a programme that accelerates and streamlines the path for adoption of NEXTGEN TV technology by consumer electronic makers producing smart TVs and related devices […]

April 20, 2022By Colin Mann