5G and the Edge Cloud for Streaming Video

5G is the fifth generation of cellular networks and it brings new capabilities that have the potential to create opportunities for consumers, businesses, and society. This is particularly true in the media and entertainment sector, where 5G offers the promise of greater consumer reach and new, more immersive services. Increasingly, content owners are looking towards 5G as a source of new revenue, consumer reach, and enhanced QoE for their streaming services. This document provides a brief outline of 5G technologies, the types of use cases and enhanced consumer experiences it will support, and the potential benefits for content owners, ecosystem vendors, network operators, and viewers.

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