Rohde & Schwarz exports 5G Broadcast to ChinaMontag, 12. August 2019, 09:00 Uhr
Academy of Broadcasting Science (ABS) and China Broadcasting Network Co. Ltd. (CBN), two public institutions under governmental authority Chinese National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), will cooperate and set up a 5G Broadcast field trial in Beijing. Rohde & Schwarz are supplying the transmitters and core network components. Following the example of the 5G TODAY project in Bavaria, the Chinese trial network will go on air in August before BIRTV 2019. This trial is the first step of the long-term strategies pursued by both parties, which comprise 5G broadcast commercial deployment by 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, followed by further national expansion by 2025.