ZTE and the Shanxi Branch of China Mobile broadcast the event using its integrated 5G Live TV solutions.
ZTE's Digital Intelligent Indoor System 5G-QCell solution covers multiple major venues, including the main stadium, and ZTE says the solution delivers an innovative viewing experience by providing the audience with three distinctive 5G scenarios, including multi-angle views, flexible zooming, and free viewpoint - fully meeting the audience's personalised needs for game watching.
Backed up with technologies such as MEC and low latency coding, says its 5G Live TV solutions reduce the live end-to-end latency to less than 1 second, so that the off-site audience can experience the games in real time.
“In addition, the IPTV subscribers of the Shanxi Branch of China Mobile can also access the real-time multi-angle UHD live games on the IPTV platform, watching the high-definition game from four different viewing angles, thereby providing subscribers with a customised game watching experience.
ZTE says it will provide the 5G-QCell deployment solution for the future network capacity expansion and new service functions, such as MEC and LBS(Location Based Services – and by August, had shipped over 80,000 5G QCell products worldwide.
In May 2019, ZTE signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Sport Bureau of Shanxi Province, Shanxi Radio and Television Station, and the Shanxi Branch of China Mobile, in a bid by the company to create a “distinctive live streaming experience for China's first 5G national sport games”.