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LiveU tests 5G for live broadcasting

Live video production company LiveU is working with a number of mobile network operators around the world to test the use of 5G for live sports and entertainment video streaming. The company announced this week a new hardware unit for global newsgathering and live sports coverage, which includes support for sub-6 GHz 3G and 4G operations — as well as integrated 5G modems.

Samuel Wasserman, LiveU’s CEO and co-founder, said that with 5G rolling out worldwide in major cities, the LU600 solution “takes full advantage of the faster speeds and guaranteed high bandwidth provided by next generation 5G networks.”

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