The Polish public broadcaster TVP will launch a HD version of its TVP Info channel this week.
The number of households in Germany receiving digital TV services has risen to 35 million, or 92.3% of the total.
German media company Freenet wants to launch its own IPTV platform in Q4 2016 offering linear TV, video-on-demand (VOD), online games and streaming services.
German technical services provider Media Broadcast will set up and operate the DVB-T2 transmitter network for ARD and ZDF on which the public broadcasters will distribute up to 20 TV channels in Full HD quality (1080p50).
SPI International has launched its Funbox 4K/UHD channel, along with five HD services, on Turkey’s Turkcell.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will offer Star Wars fans again a pop-up channel dedicated to the epic space saga after the first run in 2014.
SES is growing its Ultra HD portfolio, having gone from no commercial channels to 16, including regional variations, in the year to June 30.
The Polish national commercial broadcaster Telewizja Polsat plans to launch a new sports channel on August 1.
Several US cable operators are testing Ultra HD content across SES’s fully managed Ultra HD platform and receiving HEVC 4k IP set top boxes in preparation for trials later this year.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has launched a commercial Ultra HD package.