Cable operator UPC will provide around 300,000 internet customers in Switzerland and Austria with its new-generation modem Connect Box free of charge.
European cultural channel Arte will expand its Ultra HD activities and show four concerts and a ballet in the new video format at the occasion of IFA Berlin on September 3 and 10, 2016.
Ericsson will unveil its TV as a Service vision at this year’s IBC (Hall 1, D61).
Alticast has become a member of the Certified Widevine Implementation Partner Programme, a designation that is intended to expand content security options for pay-TV operators.
Germany’s national football association Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) will provide Bundesliga live games in Ultra HD from autumn 2016 for the first time.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will roll out the new receiver Sky+ Pro in Germany and Austria with the launch of its Ultra HD offer in autumn 2016.
Virgin Media has begun the rollout of a major software update for its existing TiVo boxes.
German media company Bertelsmann invests in FloSports, an US-based online sports media network specialising in live events.
Sky has launched Sky Fibre Max, giving customers download speeds of up to 76 Mbps and unlimited usage.
Viaccess-Orca is introducing a new dongle at IBC 2016.