Of all the emerging technologies that have benefited the video industry and OTT services in recent years, 5G connectivity has the potential to have one of the greatest impacts, significantly improving the video viewing experience and enabling new applications in the field of video and multimedia. In fact, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report from June 2023, the number of 5G subscriptions is forecasted to reach 1.5 billion by the end of this year.
With the promise of increased capacity, lower latency, and virtualized network principles, the fifth generation of network technology has all the characteristics to drive high-quality video to the broader market. Additionally, a study by Palo Alto Networks revealed that 9 out of 10 companies in Spain will invest in 5G over the next few months.
In this context, Agile Content, a Spanish company and provider of streaming and internet television solutions, highlights 6 benefits of integrating 5G technology, including: