While it might still take a while for 5G to reach take-off speed in the consumer market, it already proving its use as a production tool in sports. 5G has been interesting a lot of people in the sports broadcasting community for quite a while now. While wireless production systems from various manufacturers are making untethered camera positions more commonplace, the potential ubiquity of 5G is even more attractive.
Add in the various moves from stadia around the world to install local 5G networks to amp up the fan experience at live events, serving instant replays to registered devices, for instance, and it looking like a specialist area that will roll out that much faster than the wider 5G penetration. Sony and Verizon tests last week with NBC Sports show how 5G has the potential to….