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Ericsson transforms fan experience at European Mega Event with cutting-edge 5G technology

As the European Mega Event kicks off, Ericsson is at the forefront of revolutionizing the fan experience through its advanced 5G technology. From bustling fan zones in Berlin to packed stadiums across Germany, Ericsson’s innovations are ensuring fans remain connected and engaged like never before.

Jun 14, 2024
Ericsson transforms fan experience at European Mega Event with cutting-edge 5G technology

Ericsson’s Role in Enhancing Live Broadcasts with RTL’s Private 5G Campus Network

At the heart of the excitement is RTL’s private 5G campus network in Cologne, supported by Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom. On-site interviews with fans are transmitted via a private 5G network in crystal-clear HD. The private network powered by Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson, which spans an area of 35,000-square-meters around RTL Deutschland’s production studios, ensures the live video feed from 5G cameras is instantaneously and transmitted without interruption to millions of TV and mobile screens across the globe, allowing every fan to immerse themselves in the thrilling experience of the event.

Vodafone’s 5G Advertising Pillars: Keeping Fans Connected in Düsseldorf

In Düsseldorf, Vodafone’s innovative 5G advertising pillars, equipped with Ericsson’s advanced antennas, provide robust network coverage. These pillars support nearly 6,000 connections daily, transferring around 200 gigabytes of data weekly. As fans upload photos, share videos, and stream live content, they benefit from this enhanced connectivity, ensuring a rich, immersive experience throughout the event.

O2 Telefónica’s Extensive 5G Rollout Elevates the Fan Experience

O2 Telefónica, in partnership with Ericsson, has rolled out extensive 5G coverage across ten host cities. Utilizing Ericsson’s dual-mode 5G Core, this rollout supports a range of services including 5G standalone and non-standalone, 4G/LTE, and 2G/GSM. With millions of spectators in stadiums and fan zones, the enhanced network capacities ensure that fans enjoy seamless connectivity, sharing their experiences and celebrations in real time.

A Memorable Tournament Made Possible by Ericsson’s Innovative Solutions

As the European Mega Event unfolds, Ericsson’s collaborations with Telekom, Vodafone, and O2 Telefónica are ensuring fans across Europe experience the games like never before. The deployment of advanced 5G networks is not just about preparing for an event; it’s about setting the stage for a future where connectivity is seamless, reliable, and truly unforgettable.

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