How 5G will change the game industry and spur innovation

September 22, 2019

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Of all the technologies that are coming to affect gaming, 5G — which brings much faster wireless broadband speeds to smartphones and other devices on mobile networks — is one of the biggest. But it’s also in some ways unpredictable in terms of its impact. It could introduce more cloud-based services, such as the Hatch curated game service that Sprint launched with its 5G service. It could bring more multiplayer games and subscription titles, as well as other things. To study this topic, we convened a panel to talk about 5G and gaming at a recent webinar. Our panel included Marc Cook, solution account director at Treasure Data; Nick Thomas, vice president of commercial partnerships at Hatch; and Bryan Fries, vice president of 5G strategy at Sprint.

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Formed in 1895, Gaumont is the first and oldest film company in the world, with offices in Paris and Los Angeles. In the past few years, the company’s release schedule has continued to increase across film and television production, in both the French and English languages.The film library now encompasses over 1100 titles including films from such prestigious directors as Luc Besson, Matthieu Kassovitz, Francis Veber, Jean-Jacques Beineix, Federico Fellini, Maurice Pialat and Jean-Luc Godard, and more recently Toledano and Nakache for The Intouchables, the highest-grossing French language movie ever with over $450 million in revenue to date.

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