This chapter provides an overview of TV broadcast and 5G with outset in a historical perspective. It focuses on the disruptive changes which the TV broadcast industry is undergoing these years. New players have entered the value chain and existing players, especially the distributors of TV signals, are under pressure from Internet Service Providers who distributes the TV signals at lower costs mainly due to economies of scale and standardization. Convergence in the TV market is a term used to describe the melting together of internet, broadcast and telecommunications industries. In point-to-point communication networks the issue is that the capacity requirements are dependent on the number of concurrent users connected to the network. The in 5G area these capabilities are mandatory for the consumer. No doubt, IP and the internet have affected many industries, and TV broadcast is no exception.