Mobile connectivity has played a crucial role in broadcast consumption for some time, but 4G has begun to make inroads into production as well. Now, with the advent of 5G, broadcasters are looking to expand the role of mobile systems in both production and distribution.
Although 5G’s role in broadcast is still undergoing testing, it has the potential to benefit both broadcasters and their audiences due to its promise of greater bandwidth and lower latency compared to 4G. In this article in Digital Media World, Chief Technologist Andy Rayner at Nevion notes that crucially, for the first time, it can support a defined quality of service.
The article can be found here.