Media infrastructure are foundational technologies, services, facilities and outlets that are critical to the communication of information, opinion and expression. The following are common examples.
NetworksData and communication networks such as the internet or 5G mobile networks.
Last mile is the infrastructure required to deliver media to the consumer's door such as an internet connection, newspaper delivery or cable TV service.
IT PlatformsGenerally speaking, digital media runs on a variety of IT platforms such as a cloud infrastructure service or a content management platform.
FacilitiesIT and media related facilities such as a data center, broadcasting center, newsroom or modern printing press.
Game PlatformsPlatforms for creating games and other virtual or mixed reality media.Software that is used by end-users such as mobile apps for news, streaming media or games.Media that flows from a single source to a large audience such as television networks, newspapers and radio stations.
Platforms that allow anyone to publish media to the world such as a video sharing website and app.
Search & DiscoveryTools of media discovery such as a search engine or content aggregation service.
Streaming MediaServices that provide media on-demand to mobile and home devices.
Production ToolsTools of media production such as a video editing platform.
StudiosOrganizations and facilities that produce film, television, music, games and other media.
DistributionFacilities and services that distribute media such as a movie theatre.
Event InfrastructureInfrastructure that is used to produce and deliver media events such as a concert or conference that communicates to large audiences. For example, a concert hall.
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