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DT live streams in 6K 360 – MediaKind is suddenly expert

Just three weeks ago, MediaKind defied doubters as its tentacles wrapped further around the Deutsche Telekom contract with wins in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, and this week the rebranded Ericsson Media Solutions business has come out claiming a world first – streaming a multi-channel 6K 360-degree live basketball match for the German operator. Given the fragility of certain areas in the video ecosystem today, of which VR is arguably the single most overhyped and underperforming market of the bunch, we see MediaKind’s emphasis on these technologies as an unnecessary flexing of muscles as opposed to a genuinely significant breakthrough. We say that simply because no network in the world could currently support such a feat at scale. Although, as…

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