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Live media production with 5G – testing a new architecture for multiple wireless cameras

Live media production with 5G – testing a new architecture for multiple wireless cameras

The EBU takes part in the Horizon 20202 project 5G-RECORDS, alongside Ericsson, BBC, TV2 Denmark, Rai, and a number of other partners. 5G RECORDS explores the feasibility of live media production over a 5G network, with the aim to bring new opportunities for producing TV shows or news coverage wirelessly and remotely, or in situations that require using as few cables as possible.

5G Broadcasts of the Eurovision Song Contest – the what, how and why

5G Broadcasts of the Eurovision Song Contest – the what, how and why

A 5G Broadcast signal transmitted the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in high quality from sites in 4 European cities simultaneously. For now, only a select group of users with 5G Broadcast-enabled smartphones was able to see these transmissions. The aim is to change that, and to demonstrate, with those transmissions, the value this technology could bring to the media and millions of audience members.

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