Samsung set for huge UHD expansion

Samsung Smart TV

Samsung Electronics has announced major expansion plans for its UHD content offer. They will see the introduction of VOD services, live broadcasting, a UHD video pack, new download services and partnerships with such major content providers as Amazon, Netflix, maxdome, Wuaki.tv and CHILI.

Media Broadcast to launch DVB-T2/HEVC trial in Berlin

Funkturm Berlin Alexanderplatz

German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast wants to shortly launch a trial for the technical testing of the new digital terrestrial television standard DVB-T2 in combination with compression system HEVC in Berlin to review the whole system chain and determine suitable parameters.