Preparing for 5G Video Streaming

Preparing for 5G Video Streaming (July 29, 2020)

July 29, 2020 (10am PST)

You’ve seen the hype. 5G is coming. Unfortunately it’s not anytime real soon. Consumers will need to upgrade their devices, mobile operators will need to deploy tons of new equipment to provide for uninterrupted wireless 5G service in dense metro areas, and the industry will need to understand the use cases for 5G and how to monetize them. One clear opportunity for 5G is streaming video. Cisco has long been saying through their Visual Networking Index report that mobile IP traffic is largely video. Does that mean the bandwidth afforded by 5G will enable more streaming? Higher quality streaming? But 5G will also enable a more response edge network. Could that affect the mobile streaming experience, enabling more interactive opportunities? In this webinar, we will explore what 5G means to streaming, how video distributors can take advantage of the 5G opportunities, and when we can expect to see broad adoption and impact. Panelists for this exciting webinar will be announced shortly. This webinar will be moderated by Jason Thibeault, Executive Director of the Streaming Video Alliance. You can follow Jason on Twitter @_jasonthibeault.

About the Streaming Video Alliance

The Streaming Video Alliance is a global technical association addressing critical challenges in streaming video. By educating the industry on the technical nature of the issues, providing a neutral forum for collaboration across the video ecosystem, and publishing documentation that defines technical solutions, the Alliance is helping to improve the streaming video experience at scale. Over 75 companies including network operators, content rights holders, OTT platforms, service providers, and technology vendors – representing some of the biggest names in global streaming – participate in bi-weekly working group activities and quarterly face-to-face meetings.
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