Ericsson’s Steve Plunkett and EE’s Matt Stagg outlined the current state and potential of 5G, which is due to launch officially in 2020, to the Thames Valley Centre in mid-November.
In 1956, the first computer hard drive weighed over a ton, stored 5MB and needed a fork lift truck to move it around. Nowadays you can go into a high street shop and buy a USB drive which will store 1 Terabyte of data (200-thousand times that IBM original), and is small enough to lose down the back of the sofa.
It will include stories about the volunteers and athletes, news about the games and background information. And it will be delivered online via Over The Top (OTT) services.
The IOC President, Thomas Bach, told German media magazine Horizont that he believes in the importance of having appealing content on digital platforms.