New Report Shows 73% Of Broadcasters Plan to Use 5G for Live Video Contribution Within Two Years

Haivision, a provider of real-time video networking and collaboration solutions, has released its fourth annual Broadcast Transformation Report, which surveyed more than 700 broadcast and media professionals around the world. The report found that broadcasters continue to adopt network technologies such as cloud, IP, and 5G, while on-premise operations remain critical. The data also showed that Haivision’s SRT protocol is now the industry’s gold standard for contribution over IP networks, with 68% of respondents using it for live video transport. Additionally, 73% of broadcasters surveyed plan to use 5G for broadcast contribution in the next two years.

Key Broadcast Transformation TrendsPercentage of Respondents
Use SRT for live video transport68%
Use or plan to use 5G for broadcast contribution in the next two years73%
Use at least some cloud-based technology in their workflows84%
Rely on cloud for less than a quarter of their workflows60%
Transitioning to IP among their organization’s top technology priorities for the next 12 months51%
Already use IP infrastructureOver 50%
Actively working on developing sustainability strategies or already have sustainability plans in place45%
Source: Advanced Television/Haivision