Nakolos selected as finalist for European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Technology & Innovation Award 2023

Every year the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) recognizes, encourages and supports outstanding technical solutions developed by member organizations with the “Technology & Innovation Award”.

The Nakolos solution was nominated for this years EBU Technology an Innovation Award which was hosted in Vienna from 15th-16th of June and was picked as one of four finalists. We would like to thank the EBU members for recognizing and honouring the impact that Nakolos has and will have on developing the 5G Broadcast ecosystem. We also would like to congratulate all the other project contributors and finalists and of course this years winner, the BBC, who are working together to innovate broadcasting technology.

“The Nakolos solution is a milestone in the evolution of the 5G broadcast ecosystem and enables promising, innovative applications in the UHF band.” says ORS CEO Michael Wagenhofer, pleased with the international recognition.

The four finalists of the EBU Technology and Innovation Award 2023 together with Antonio Arcidiacono, CTO & CIO at the European Broadcasting Union (right)
Photo: Roman Zach-Kiesling/EBU/ORF
from left: Johann Mika, Chief Innovation Officer ORS Group, Jaime Sanchez Roldan, winner of the EBU Young Technology Award 2023 and Michael Wagenhofer, CEO ORS Group
Photo: Roman Zach-Kiesling/EBU/ORF

Leveraging 5G Broadcast and Broadband

With the convergence of 5G Broadcast and broadband the Nakolos solution:

enables unlimited high-quality content distribution

reduces CDN costs for content providers and broadcasters (peak and consumption)

decreases the time and cost effort of broadcasters to integrate 5G Broadcast functionalities like seamless switching between 5G Broadcast and broadband in their apps

helps consumers to reduce their data consumption by using 5G Broadcast

supports 5G Broadcast as an innovative broadcast technology in the UHF spectrum, strongly supporting the future access of DTT

If you are interested in the Nakolos solution and would like to register for the test environment contact us at We are looking forward to working on building the future of 5G Broadcast together!

Nakolos – enabling unlimited IP content delivery