Gamestream partners with Chunghwa Telcom and Qualcomm for a 4K cloud gaming demo on mobile devices with 5G.

Gamestream supports the leading 5G mmWave 4K Cloud Gaming Application Testing achieved by Chunghwa Telecom and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


5G Enables Ultimate Immersive Experiences, ushering a Ready Player One Era


LONDON — 13 May, 2022 — Gamestream, the global leader in B2B cloud gaming solutions, has today announced its collaboration with Chunghwa Telecom and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. on the demo of the 4K cloud gaming on mobile devices enabled by 5G mmWave at the 5G vertical application demonstration site of Chunghwa Telecommunication Training Institute in Banqiao, New Taipei City. Selected by Chunghwa Telecom and Qualcomm Technologies as the partner of choice, the immersive experience is powered by Gamestream and aims to showcase the premium mobile gaming experience designed for mobile gamers, using Gamestream’s groundbreaking cloud technology expertise.


With smartphones powered by Snapdragon mobile platform that support 5G mmWave, users on the site can connect to 5G base stations and the Hami Cloud Gaming service to enjoy immersive cloud gaming on the go. The service fully releases the superior performance of 5G mmWave’s ultra-high speed, low latency and large capacity. In the foreseeable future, mobile gamers will be able to enjoy desktop-level gaming experiences anytime, anywhere in any 5G mmWave-supported sites, even in crowded environments.


From smart factories to smart cities, 5G mmWave has enabled numerous innovative applications in industrial and commercial fields. Now 5G mmWave takes another step forward to create an unprecedented application scenario for global consumers. Realising 4K Cloud Gaming on mobile devices marks the beginning of the transformation of daily life experiences powered by 5G mmWave for global consumers. In the future, the change will extend to remote learning, virtual dressing, multi-angle game watching and more, and gradually replicate the comprehensive ultra-realistic scenario as seen in the movie Ready Player One.


The 5G mmWave 4K Cloud Gaming Application Testing features the 5G mmWave technology and solutions provided by Qualcomm Technologies, along with the 5G mmWave base stations and the Hami cloud platform from Chunghwa Telecom powered by Gamestream. Users can log into Hami with the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders – the only smartphone which supports mmWave in Taiwan jointly created by ASUS and Qualcomm Technologies– to stream two 4K cloud games to deliver best-in-class 4K experience. The games are sci-fi thriller Deliver Us the Moon from Keoken Interactive and racing game Redout from 34BigThings.


The 5G mmWave 4K Cloud Gaming Application Testing features the 5G mmWave technology and solutions provided by Qualcomm Technologies, along with the 5G mmWave base stations and the Hami cloud platform from Chunghwa Telecom powered by Gamestream. Users can log into Hami with the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders – the only smartphone which supports mmWave in Taiwan jointly created by ASUS and Qualcomm Technologies– to stream two 4K cloud games to deliver best-in-class 4K experience. The games are sci-fi thriller Deliver Us the Moon from Keoken Interactive and racing game Redout from 34BigThings.


The Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders featured within the demonstration is one of the first mobile devices that offers 5G mmWave connectivity in the world. Powered by the third-generation Snapdragon® X60 5G Modem-RF system, the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders supports all sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G spectrums and provides advanced 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E connectivity.


Thanks to the 20% increase in the responsiveness enabled by Qualcomm® Game Quick Touch, the phone is able to achieve ultra-realistic game scenarios with almost zero lag.


According to Qualcomm Technologies, the mobile game market has grown rapidly, accounting for 52% of the world’s game industry in 2021, an increase of 15% compared to the year before and with game consoles and PC gaming accounting for 28% and 20% respectively. With the continuous improvement of communication technology, 5G mmWave will meet the demand for premium 4K images and allow the most demanding game players to enjoy the ultimate gaming experience on mobile devices instead of limiting them to game consoles, laptop or TV.


“The mobile experience of 4K cloud gaming is the future of the game industry,” said Lionel Adam, VP Sales and Business Development at Gamestream. “Under the partnership with Chunghwa Telecom, Qualcomm Technologies and ASUS, we are honoured to participate in the 5G mmWave 4K Cloud Gaming Application Testing and explore the cloud gaming landscape in Taiwan. With this collaboration, Gamestream will have a clearer direction and goal for supporting future 4K cloud games and 5G mmWave enabled devices to be ready for the new era of entertainment.”


“With our information and communication strength, Chunghwa Telecom has been committed to providing consumers with the most comprehensive services, and actively investing in 5G innovative applications through cooperation with the ecosystem partners. The collaboration with Qualcomm, ASUS, and Gamestream is the first in Taiwan to demonstrate the new possibility created by 5G mmWave for the game industry,” said Rong-Shy Lin, CTO and Senior Executive Vice President, Chunghwa Telecomm. “Users can enjoy the desktop-level experience on mobile devices, which have successfully expanded the possibility of cloud gaming. We look forward to fully utilizing the high speed and low latency features of 5G to offer consumers with new 5G 4K cloud gaming service, and to further create the premium experience of audio-visual entertainment.”


“Using the bands above 24GHz, 5G mmWave devices powered by Snapdragon mobile platforms can deliver speeds 16x faster than regular 5G sub-6GHz,” said ST Liew, Vice President, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd. and President of Qualcomm Taiwan & SEA, Australia, New Zealand, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “5G mmWave can achieve smooth mobile connectivity even in multi-user high-density environments. As the world’s leading wireless technology innovator, we are excited to demonstrate the transformation enabled by 5G mmWave to the gaming ecosystem in Taiwan. In the future, Qualcomm Technologies will continue to develop advanced technology and create cutting-edge innovative applications in support of the development in Taiwan and beyond.”


“As a major Taiwanese IT brand, ASUS is very happy to join hands with Qualcomm Technologies and Chunghwa Telecom to integrate software, hardware and the 5G mmWave demonstrate site to create the unlimited possibilities for next-generation communications. The cooperation will drive Taiwan’s IT industry forward and explore new opportunities in the game industry,” said Bryan Chang, General Manager, ASUS Smartphone BU.

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