Huawei has partnered with Etisalat to introduce the first 4K Ultra HD TV service in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).
ETSI’s new Industry Specification Group on intelligent Compound Content Management (CCM) met for their kick off meeting on December 16, at ETSI in Sophia Antipolis, France.
BT TV said it became the first TV service in the UK to offer Netflix in Ultra HD/4K.
By mid-2015, more Samsung 4K TV sets were sold than any other brand, according to Parks Associates.
Harmonic has announced that NASA TV UHD, the first consumer Ultra HD channel in North America, is now available.
French IPTV operator Free has launched Festival 4K, the first native 4K/UltraHD TV channel in the basic offer of its Freebox package on fibre.
Stingray has started to make its Stingray Ambiance 4K ultra HD channel available to European distribution platforms.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) TV sets, offering enhanced brightness for a broader palette of light outputs and sparkling highlights, will soon be commonplace in the global UltraHD TV market.
Italian public broadcaster Rai will bring the total number of HD channels to 11 on the country’s free-to-view DTH platform TivuSat. An Ultra HD/4k channel is also in the works.
More than 330 million 4K UltraHD TVs will be sold globally by the end of 2019, an increase from two million in 2013.