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SKT’s T Live Caster stars in world first 5G TV broadcast

Just as China closed out the year as the undisputed 5G frontrunner, South Korea played a last minute hand – with SK Telecom announcing a claim to the world’s first live TV broadcast over 5G. It again brings into question the race to delivering video over 5G, just days after AT&T launched its first 5G mobile network. On the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, SK Telecom demonstrated an eleven-minute long broadcast production live on channel XtvN, following the commercial launch of its 5G network at the beginning of December. This is interesting as the network launch was intended to support enterprise use cases, so the switch to a consumer demonstration so quickly could be a sign SK Telecom…

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