Enabling unlimited IP content delivery

5G Broadcast meets Broadband

Nakolos develops products and solutions for content providers and broadcast network operators to utilize the combination of 5G Broadcast and Broadband on Android mobile devices.

The core technology consists of a set of modules, namely a 5G Broadcast core, a Hybrid Connect cloud system and a lightweight Middleware which enables a seamless integration of 5G Broadcast and Broadband into mobile Apps.

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Use Cases

5G Broadcast Standalone
5G Broadcast on-premise offline deployment, independent from internet connectivity, anytime 24×7.
Seamless Switching
Seamless switching between 5G Broadcast and broadband.

Uninterrupted content streaming anytime, anywhere.
Broadcast on Demand
Reduction of content delivery costs by using 5G Broadcast.

5G Broadcast provisioning based on consumption reports and thresholds.
Low Latency for live events
Seamless switching with low latency for your live event.

Latencies even below one second enable an immersive experience for your audience.
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Emergency Warning
Sending an emergency message directly to handheld devices when the cellular network is damaged due to disaster.


Dynamic Provisioning

Based on the available data, Nakolos can decide whether and which services should be dynamically provisioned.

Easy Integration

Nakolos consists of a lightweight, single-line integrable software solution for your mobile app and a cloud-based backend.

Switching Logic

Nakolos is able to switch seamlessly between 5G BC and CDN when exiting/entering a 5G BC environment or by instruction from the controller.

Streaming Protocols

Nakolos supports the latest streaming protocols such as HLS, DASH, CMAF and more.

Getting started

Test environment

  • The test environment enables pre-commercial proof-of-concepts of the Nakolos middleware without the need to integrate it into existing Android apps. With its easy to install and compact setup it is possible to try use cases such as seamless switching and Broadcast on demand.
  • You can test Nakolos by building a standalone, local setup or by using your existing 5G Broadcast infrastructure.

Productive environment

  • For use in the productive environment, Nakolos offers a library that can be easily integrated into your existing Android app.
  • The library handles the reception of 5G Broadcast as well as the seamless integration of 5G Broadcast and broadband.
  • If you are interested, please ask the Nakolos team for the pricing model and more information.
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  • Nakolos successfully launches new module @ IBC 2023

    Nakolos successfully launches new module @ IBC 2023

    This year at IBC in Amsterdam interested parties had the opportunity to experience the Nakolos solution live in action at several of our partners booths. IBC was also the perfect backdrop for the successful launch of the Nakolos 5G BC core as a new edition for the Nakolos modules portfolio. It is now available for…

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  • High speed racing and low latency 5G Broadcast distribution at the MotoGP™ in Austria

    High speed racing and low latency 5G Broadcast distribution at the MotoGP™ in Austria

    From the 18th to the 20th of August, Nakolos set out to enhance the MotoGP™ experience for visitors in Spielberg. The race itself and all the behind-the-scenes action was transmitted directly to 5G Broadcast-capable smartphones, live with low-latency. The allure of motorsport extends beyond the track itself, delving into behind-the-scenes insights and diverse viewpoints such…

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About Nakolos

Nakolos is a joint-project initiated by Austrian Broadcasting Services (ORScomm) and Bitstem GmbH. ORS, the service provider for analogue and digital broadcasting in Austria, and Bitstem have been actively involved in the global 5G & Media initiative, the 5G Media Action Group, since 2019 and through that have contributed as well as gained a lot of knowledge in the 5G Broadcast field.

Contact Us

If you have questions about Nakolos contact:

Johann Mika

Project Lead ORS

Klaus Kühnhammer

Project Lead Bitstem

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