Collaborative Media Delivery in 5G Mobile Cloud Networks

  • Piotr KrawiecEmail author
  • Jordi Mongay Batalla
  • Joachim Bruneau-Queyreix
  • Daniel Negru
  • George Mastorakis
  • Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis
Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 22)


Majority of global traffic transferred through the Internet nowadays, as well as in the near future, is related with video delivery service. For this reason each solution focusing on improvement of media distribution is in the high interest of both research community and industry. Particularly, new solutions are required in mobile systems, since it is expected that mobile video traffic growth will be twice faster than wired streaming. In this chapter, a new approach for media delivery in 5G mobile systems is proposed. It assumes collaboration of small base stations and users’ terminals, which create ad hoc peer-to-peer cloud streaming platform. The proposed system provides high quality of content delivery due to network-awareness assured by introducing resource allocation mechanisms into 5G Radio Access Network infrastructure. The solution has been implemented in a proof of concept and the performance evaluation tests verified that the system offers significant improvement, in terms of quality and availability of the content as well as lower delays in media delivery, comparing to traditional VoD service.


Radio Access Network Mobile Cloud Content Server Upload Bandwidth Wireless Terminal 
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This work was undertaken under the Pollux IDSECOM project supported by the National Research Fund Luxembourg (FNR) and the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) in Poland.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Krawiec
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jordi Mongay Batalla
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joachim Bruneau-Queyreix
    • 3
  • Daniel Negru
    • 3
  • George Mastorakis
    • 4
  • Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis
    • 5
  1. 1.National Institute of TelecommunicationsWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Warsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland
  3. 3.University of BourdeauxBordeauxFrance
  4. 4.Technological Educational Institute of CreteHeraklionGreece
  5. 5.University of NicosiaNicosiaCyprus

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