Interactive Dutch music channel and on-demand service Xite will launch a 4K/Ultra HD channel with music videos in Ultra HD quality only for KPN, starting this September.
Dutch incumbent telecom operator KPN has launched a 4k/Ultra HD pilot with 1,000 trial customers.
Internet streaming services are pushing the traditional broadcast sector in their support for Ultra HD.
More than 11 million North American homes will own an Ultra HD TV by the end of 2016 as prices drop to increasingly affordable levels and 1080p models start to disappear entirely from large screen product line ups.
ABI Research says the 4k set-top box market will expand four-fold over the next few years.
The Swiss cable operators associated in industry group Quickline will transmit selected games of the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in Ultra HD.
Germany’s third largest cable operator Tele Columbus has won 14,000 new telephony and 12,000 new internet customers in Q1 2016.
Orange France is launching on May 19 a new Livebox for its fibre customers offering 4K/Ultra HD television as well ad dual-band Wifi.
Global camera network operator earthTV has upgraded its production system to provide images in Ultra HD/4K resolution to TV broadcasters.
German cable operator Tele Columbus and Canadian video infrastructure provider Espial have announced the first results of their ongoing field trial of the next-generation, 4K ready multiscreen TV and video platform dubbed Advanced TV.