Of all the use cases for 5G, improving in-stadium experiences with next-generation networks has stood out, with operators around the world, especially in Australia, seeing the huge potential benefits. In the latest example of this, Nokia has fitted out 5G services at the Optus Stadium in Perth on behalf of the local operator that has naming rights to the arena.
Nokia sees great potential for its 5G offerings to help deliver enhanced stadium user experiences. It says the next generation’s inherent low-latency, high-bandwidth connectivity can enable spectators to stream ultra HD video from their smartphones with different camera angles in real time, as well as information overlays to enhance the performance.
It adds that venue operators can also benefit from enhanced retail opportunities, enhanced video capture and processing capabilities for critical functions such as security, and support for building automation and inventory management.
With Australia now slowly returning to normal