With an additional nine TV operators joining SES’s Ultra HD trials, a total of 30 US pay0TV providers are now testing SES’s 4K content delivery platform across their distribution networks.
Slovakia’s Antik Telecom plans to add a number of Ultra HD channels to its IPTV offer.
The Slovak sports channel 213 has become the first to in the country broadcast via satellite in Ultra HD.
Franco-German cultural channel Arte will be showing the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet in 4K Ultra HD HDR on three satellites.
Hispasat will participate in a live TV broadcast in Spain next week using 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology.
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Nearly 12 million of 4K TV were sold in Europe during the year 2016, which represents a growth of 102% in comparison for the year 2015 (6 million of 4K TV shipped).
Eurofins Digital Testing has announced that LG Electronics and MStar have committed to Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD logo technical requirements in their forthcoming products.
Although over 300 Ultra HD channels will be transmitted via satellite by 2020, there is still much to be done to ensure the format is a success.
The users of German HDTV satellite platform HD+ are particularly open towards Ultra HD (UHD).