LTE Broadcast

Quickplay launches LTE Broadcast CDN

Video delivery specialist Quickplay has launched a mobile broadcast content delivery network, described by the company as an embedded middleware platform which it says can manage the end-to-end deliver of content via LTE Broadcast, the new standard to enable live video transmission over LTE networks. Quickplay said the launch is designed to enable  operators and […]

MTS trials LTE Broadcast with Ericsson and Qualcomm

Russian service provider MTS has teamed up with Ericsson and Qualcomm to conduct the country’s first live trial of the LTE Broadcast technology. MTS is the first Russian mobile operators to conduct a live LTE Broadcast trial, with the first tests taking place at MTS’s facility in Nizhny Novgorod. Content was distributed from Aacehn in […]

EE and BBC trial 4G broadcast at FA Cup Final

UK mobile operator EE carried out a successful live 4G broadcast trial during the FA Cup final at Wembley over the weekend.  EE connected multiple tablets to three BBC-supplied broadcast streams of live footage over its 4G mobile network in what it described as a demonstration of “the future of television on-the-go.” Viewers were able […]

Vodafone Spain and Valencia FC test LTE Broadcast

Vodafone España and Valencia Football Club have successfully completed a trial of LTE Broadcast technology to distribute five simultaneous channels of live HD content to fans’ mobile devices in Mestalla Stadium during Valencia CF’s last Spanish League match against Celta de Vigo.  The trial used Thomson Video Networks’ eMBMS-compliant ViBE VS7000 encoder to convert the […]

LTE broadcast ‘the future of linear TV’, says MVA

LTE broadcast represents “the future of live and linear TV” according to Mobile Video Alliance (MVA) member and senior manager of network strategy at UK mobile operator EE, Matt Stagg.  Speaking at the DTG Summit 2015: Driving Global CollaborVation in London yesterday, Stagg argued that: “LTE broadcast, put simply, is bringing the efficiencies of DTT […]

TDF and Rai begin LTE-A+ trials

French transmission services provider TDF and Italia public broadcaster Rai this week began trial LTE-A+ mobile TV broadcasts in Paris and Aosta.  The trial is based on a ‘Tower Overlay’ concept developed by the Technische Universität Braunschweig in 2013. US outfit GatesAir is a partner in the project, which is also supported by Expway and […]

Quickplay acquires Roundbox for LTE Broadcast push

Online video specialist Quickplay has acquired New Jersey, US-based Roundbox, a mobile video optimization specialist in a move that Quickplay says will support its ability to deliver content across 4G networks using multicast – LTE Broadcast – and unicast technologies. Roundbox technology has been deployed at service providers including KDDI and TIM. Quickplay said the […]

Quickplay to launch LTE broadcast support

Online video technology specialist Quickplay has announced plans to integrate LTE broadcast capabilities into its managed video platform. The solution will allow global mobile operators using an LTE Broadcast solution provided by Qualcomm Technologies, to deliver video over mobile devices and networks. “We view LTE Broadcast as a natural progression of wireless delivery technology that will […]

Qualcomm introduces 4K-capable HDMI dongle

Mobile technology specialist Qualcomm has created a reference design for an Android-based HDMI dongle that can support 4K video and the emerging LTE Broadcast wireless delivery technology as well as WiFi, according to US reports. US website SlashGear reported that Qualcomm has introduced a high-specification device based on its Snapdragon chipset with a full  Android […]

Ericsson trials LTE broadcast with Polkomtel in Poland

Ericsson and Polish telco Polkomtel have carried out what they claim to be the first test of LTE broadcast technology in Poland.  The trial, which took place on August 30, saw the firms stream the opening game of the 2014 World Volleyball Championship between Poland and Serbia to 300 guests and journalists at Warsaw’s National […]