IBC 2018: A “Grand-Cru” for Expway

We had more than 50 meetings with telecom and satellite operators, device manufacturers, video player and application providers and other OTT video ecosystem actors. Our discussions were focused on the new and exciting Expway Multicast ABR offer and the distinctive benefits it brings to the OTT content delivery ecosystem. We also gathered a lot of […]

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The Expway Multicast ABR Secret Sauce

The Expway Multicast ABR solution revamps the Multicast ABR market, with a new CDN agnostic solution, which finally enables OTT services to span flawlessly across mobile and fixed networks. This new solution defines a new era of TV, replacing all traditional IPTV and digital TV by pure OTT TV with the HD Video quality users demand and […]

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Telstra Launches LTE Broadcast

  GREAT NEWS! Telstra just announced that it has launched their LTE Broadcast service across its mobile network. Expway’s LTE Broadcast middleware powers now all Samsung flagship devices for Telstra, including the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9. More devices and applications will be added in the coming months.   The Telstra LTE Broadcast service, also known as multicasting, […]

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Expway at PSCR 2018

Expway took part in the MCOP demonstration and presentation at the resent PSCR event in San Diego, June 5-8, 2018. There was a lot of interest from academia, security agencies and FirstNet. MCOP has developed a simple architecture with neutral open APIs and open source SDK. The goal is help application developers and rugged device […]

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Expway at Critical Communications World 2018

TCCA’s flagship industry event, which brings together Mission- and business- critical end users, took place in Berlin, May 15th through 17th 2018. CCW showcased the latest technological innovations from over 100 organizations, and Expway’s presence was largely appreciated. Expway showed the PS-LTE community how it was leading mission critical communications towards more secure and reliable […]

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LTE Broadcast News Around The World – April 23, 2018

– Nokia, KDDI Trial LTE-B V2X Technology in Japan World’s first use of LTE –B for V2X prepares car industry for 5G-based automated vehicle use. More… – Matt Stagg named BT Sport Director of Mobile Strategy New role for co-founder of the LTE-B Alliance highlights the importance to BT of sport mobile broadcasting. More… – Online Live Sports Increase […]

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LTE Broadcast News Around The World – April 16, 2018

– IndyCar 2018: Live scoring, TV, live streaming IndyCar is now streaming live on Sportsnet NOW and NBCSports.com. More… – Another Article About LTE-B and 5G in Finland New efficient media transfer method using multicast and broadcast in 5G test network maintained by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are described. More… – NIST List of 17 Devices Certified For […]

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LTE Broadcast News Around The World – April 10, 2018

– U.S.Reliance Jio Adds Cricket Season Pack with 102GB data at low price Telco fearlessly continues to expands features and offers, thanks to Expway technology. More… – LTE Broadcast: Sport on the Go Insight into how live sport is driving new mobile technology – presentation by Matt Stagg, Head of Mobile Video, EE. More… – Interview […]

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Expway helps VTT build an eMBMS 5G network in Oulu, Finland

The 5G Test Network+ (5GTN+) project, hosted by the University of Oulu and VTT Oulu in cooperation with over 20 industry partners, is developing key technology components for future 5G networks. As a part of this project, there is an ambition to test eMBMS in a 5G network. Expway is providing VTT a full E2E […]

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Expway Demos MC-PTT MC-Video at MWC 2018 GSMA Booth

Expway has the honor of being invited by GSMA to showcase MC-PTT (Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk), Group Calls and MC-PTV (Push-to-Video) critical communications applications over eMBMS in the GSMA Innovation City booth at MWC 2018, a high traffic area for sure.   This project is important and exciting as it demonstrates Expway’s lead in PS-LTE and LTE […]

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Expway Implements Google’s eMBMS API on Android

We are updating the Expway Middleware to support Google’s newly announced eMBMS API, available in Android 8.1, and Android’s Open Source Project (AOSP). The availability of the eMBMS service in the Google APIs and Expway Middleware means that the service will be included in a much wider range of phones, which will benefit telecom operators, […]

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CES 2018 – The State of OTT Content

CES 2018 brought us, as it has become customary, new mind-blowing TV-set technologies such as huge screen sizes to roll-up display technologies, designed to make us believe that we are living in exciting times. But, according to the large amount of senior media executive panels, keynotes and talks at this year’s tech conference in Las […]

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LTE Broadcast With No Dedicated Cell Capacity – Is it Possible?

As mentioned before on this blog, Telstra has been working on implementing Multicast operation on Demand (MooD) technology within its LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) network. On Tuesday, Telstra posted more information about the success of their Mood project, on their blog, and Zdnet pick-up on it. Previously, LTE Broadcast technology required a dedicated part of mobile network’s […]

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Fed4PMR Gains Momentum! Linked post outlines migration plans for mission-critical applications (en Français, bien sur!)

A new post on LinkedIn about Fed4PMR deserves a mention. As a reminder, the goal of the Fed4PMR consortium is to ensure the transition success of legacy, voice-only, private mobile radio communications networks, to new, standards-based, resilient, highly-scalable, secure and commercially-proven 4G/LTE networks for mission-critical applications. Emergency mobile communication networks play a key role in […]

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5G Innovative Platform For Public Safety

Nokia and Orange formed the 5G Innovative Platform to produce solutions that address real vertical market use-cases, and hence improving today’s 4G LTE networks, and laying the foundation for tomorrow’s 5G networks. They called upon Expway to provide a key function of the platform, the Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast transmission Services (eMBMS), also known as […]

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Qualcomm joins LTE-Broadcast Alliance

The LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) Alliance announced today Qualcomm as the newest member of the Alliance. The LTE-B Alliance was founded in 2016 by some of the world’s leading mobile network operators to further the evolution and deployment of LTE-B technology. Since the inception of the Alliance a broad range of members from across the network operator, […]

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Expway Joins 5G-Xcast

Expway is proud to be part of the 5G-Xcast project. 5G-Xcast is a global consortium of broadcasters, operators, and vendors. Its mission is to conceive, evaluate and demonstrate a new and forward-looking 5G network architecture for large scale immersive media delivery. As can be read on the 5G-Xcast website, this new architecture will: provide efficient, […]

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Molotov TV

The Molotov user experience is by far one of the best for this kind of application.

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Successful Live PS-LTE Demo!

Expway just finished a successful demonstration of the first self-contained PS-LTE network and the first LTE Broadcast enabled Mission Critical devices.

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The State of MPEG-DASH Deployment

Major OTT video distributors such as Hulu, YouTube and Netflix have already implemented DASH. And in the newest HbbTV specifications, DASH is the only accepted format when it comes to DRM-protected content On April 8, 2014, Streaming Media Europe featured an article titled “The State of MPEG-DASH Deployment,” profiling the actors already in production or close to […]

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