Advanced Television


5G peak speed record claimed

Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have teamed up to continue driving forward development of 5G and innovations in the technology by being the first to demonstrate 5G peak speeds of 5.06 Gbps. Using 5G mmWave spectrum with carrier aggregation, a technology that combines multiple channels of spectrum to provide greater efficiency for data sessions transmitting […]

October 21, 2020By Colin Mann

US Next G Alliance seeks 6G leadership

Technology and solutions development organisation the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) has launched the Next G Alliance, an industry initiative aimed at advancing North American mobile technology leadership in 6G and beyond over the next decade. The Next G Alliance will encompass the full lifecycle of research and development, manufacturing, standardisation and market readiness. […]

October 14, 2020By Colin Mann

Verizon & China Unicom join Broadband Forum board

Broadband Forum has strengthened its board of directors, adding two new operators – Verizon and China Unicom – as its work to develop and standardise next-generation broadband services continues. Mike Talbert, of Verizon, and Ding Hai, of China Unicom, are the latest members to join the board which includes representatives from BT, Calix, CommScope, Deutsche […]

September 10, 2020

La Liga TV ad revenues on the rise

La Liga TV advertising revenues for this season are up 20 per cent on the previous season, as fans unable to attend live matches watch on TV, boosting audiences worldwide. La Liga has secured revenues from short ads and sponsorships worth €110 million for the 2020-2021 season, said Oscar Mayo, La Liga’s International Development Director, […]

September 4, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

Verizon extends Disney deal

US multiplay telco Verizon and The Walt Disney Company have extended their existing agreement, which Verizon says gives customers even more reasons to be on its network. Beginning August 20th, Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+1 will be included in select Mix & Match Unlimited wireless plans, along with features such as Apple Music and the ultra-fast […]

August 18, 2020

Broadband Forum: Pandemic highlights digital divide

Robin Mersh, CEO of open standards development organisation Broadband Forum, has congratulated the broadband industry on its response to Covid-19 and how it has risen to the challenge of the unprecedented spike in traffic it brought – but warned the pandemic has highlighted the urgent need for work to continue on automation and bridging the […]

June 23, 2020

Report: Streaming leads US customer satisfaction

Americans staying home are happier with their Internet and subscription TV service, according to the ACSI Telecommunications Report 2019-2020 from The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Video streaming maintains its status leading customer satisfaction Covid-19 has dramatically changed the way Americans work and how they spend their leisure time. With stay-at-home and work-from-home becoming a […]

June 9, 2020