Pilot project for radio and tv on mobile without consuming data
Cellnex Telecom has launched, together with Rohde Schwarz, Ateme and Qualcomm Technologies, a pilot to test 5G Broadcast emissions. 5G Broadcast will allow viewers to receive linear TV and radio content on their mobile phones with low battery consumption, without the need to consume data and with quality coverage.The contents of the test broadcasts that can be accessed via mobile include Canal 24h, La1 and Radio5 of the public service broadcaster RTVE.
The tests, which began in mid-January, have been carried out during the ISE international audiovisual fair and will end after the MWC Barcelona 2023 that will take place at Fira Gran Via de l'Hospitalet from February 27 to March 2. In this way, throughout seven weeks, users can access the content through their mobile devices compatible with the 5G Broadcast signal.
The project is part of the company's commitment to the European audiovisual innovation roadmap.
In 2021 Televisión de Galicia (CRTVG) was the first Spanish public channel to carry out a live broadcast using 5G technology. The first 5G Broadcast was carried out by BBC in Scotland 2018.