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.
WATCH VIDEO. This Monday, October 5, TERN (Television Entertainment Reality Network) is launching Insight, an UltaHD/4K factual entertainment channel on Astra.
Stingray has launched its Stingray Ambiance 4K ultra HD channel on Canada’s Videotron network, a North-American first.
Amazon is introducing “the next generation of Fire TV”, the new Amazon Fire TV with support for 4K Ultra HD, and the new Fire TV Stick with voice remote.
Consumers in key European TV markets are ready to embrace Ultra HD as a thrilling TV experience and to invest in equipment and content.