David Vargas, BBC and Chair of Content Distribution – Technology (CD-T) WG in 5G-MAG presented requirements from the association for 3GPP RAN Release 18 for media and broadcasting at the 3GPP MRP workshop: RAN Release 18 for Industry Verticals, June 2021.
The main motivation for 5G standards applicable to media distribution is the efficient delivery of media content e.g. TV, radio, on-demand, personalized, immersive, etc., which is currently reaching audiences by means of different networks and technologies.
Tero Pesonen, Chairman of Critical Communications Broadband Group at TCCA gave a joint presentation with PSC-Europe at the 3GPP MRP virtual workshop on RAN Release 18 for Industry Verticals in June 2021.
Coverage, availability, resilience, performance, scalability and functional suitability are all key frivers for 5G standardisation in public safety and critical communications.
Presentation by Leonardo Gomes Baltar (Intel) 5GAA MEC4AUTO WI Lead and WG1 Vice-Chair summarising work on edge computing as a key supporting technology for many V2X services for connected vehicles and automated driving. Key reference white papers and studies from 5GAA are cited.
Summary of key updates on 3GPP Releases 16 and 17 and planning for Release 18 from TSG RAN #91e (March 2021) from Hans van der Veen, NEC Laboratories Europe GmbH and Member of the 5G-IA Pre-Standardization Working Group