5G | GlobalNEWS (5globalnews.com), the new information hub for the worldwide 5G community, was officially launched during Media Days Munich on 23 October 2018. The new online magazine will report about the global 5G community with news features form around the world, publish background stories and give in-depth industry insights. Editor in Chief Achim von Michel stated today, that 5globalnews.com is a consequent move for the 5G community: “We see so many projects and activities all around the globe and many organisations and companies are individually publishing their efforts and success stories. What is really missing is an international news hub that focusses all 5G developments in a single news source.
5G | GlobalNEWS was launched during Media Days Munich, an annual media summit in Munich, Germany with more than 5.000 visitors that focusses media politics as well as recent deveolpments in different media technology sectors. One of the highlights of this conference was a discussion panel was initiated by Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) and Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) and highlighted current initiatives and actitivities regarding 5G testing and implementation in Bavaria. The panelists also discussed issues of free 5G netowrk access, regulation issues and emerging questions for society. Panel participants were Dr. Roland Beutler (Distribution Strategy Manager, Südwestrundfunk), Holger Meinzer (Board Member, Deutsche TV-Plattform e.V.), Gerald Huber (5G Program – Senior Managager and Telefónica Germany). The panel was moderated by Helwin Lesch (Head of Department, Distribution and Controlling, Bayerischer Rundfunk).