The UK5G Creative Industries Working Group will focus on developing the potential economic and social opportunities afforded by 5G in the UK. This sector is amongst the most demanding requiring huge network capacity. 5G could unlock the potential of these industries by offering high bandwidth low latency streaming of audio-visual and graphic content.
It will seek to understand how the next generation of innovative digital technologies ensures that the UK retains its status at the global forefront of creative content.
As well as working closely with industry partners across the sector, this Working Group will provide policy recommendations into the DCMS 5G Programme.
This represents an exciting opportunity for a small number of experienced individuals to join the Working Group to contribute to a significant national initiative which could have lasting positive economic impact across the UK.
We are looking for a mix of members from both media & games organisations and also from telecoms businesses.
Required personal capabilities/responsibilities might also include:
• Relevant understanding of media production/distribution at a national/global scale• Senior R&D responsibility in a media/games organisation• Expertise in 5G technologies and its application to media/games• Links to local, relevant research bases
The call for applications is open and will close on 13th June. We will inform successful applicants by 20th June.