First 5G UHD Broadcast Network

TVU Networks partnership with South Korea’s KT Corp.

TVU Networks, will partnership with KT Corp., the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G enterprise network. They are going to work collaboratively to establish an enterprise 5G network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea.

Source: TVU Networks

Formerly known as Korea Telecom, KT showcased the world’s first trial 5G services during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018. KT also broadcast live the last concert of K-pop group Wanna One on its IPTV service, Olleh TV, earlier this year. The broadcast was delivered through set-top boxes and mobile devices using the 5G network.
TVU Networks collaborates with regional providers around the world in their 5G deployment efforts, looking to implement that technology within its video over IP solutions. The close collaboration with KT provide 4K UHD broadcast technology and services that meet KT’s 5G device standards. KT will provide technical support such as device standards and a testing environment.

Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), one of Korea’s broadcasting companies, is working with KT to develop the broadcast capabilities of this new 5G network. SBS is a customer of TVU Networks and introduced TVU Networks’ capabilities to KT. Assisting SBS in these efforts is TVU Network’s Seoul-based reseller iCRAFT.

The TVU Networks family of IP transmission and live production solutions gives broadcasters and organizations a workflow to distribute live video content to broadcast, online and mobile plariorms. The TVU Networks suite of solutions has been used to acquire, transmit, produce, manage and distribute professional-quality live IP HD footage as an integral part of news, sports and major global events.

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