German multiscreen software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) was selected by Canal Digital to design and develop a customised set-top box front end and user interface (UI) for the Nordic TV platform operator’s next generation Ultra HD satellite and OTT platform, OnePlace.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will transmit a handball match in Ultra HD resolution for the first time in Germany.
The Polish DTH platform nc+ has applied to the country’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) for a new 4K TV channel licence.
The Ultra HD service offered by Sky Deutschland will become available on the cable network of Vodafone Deutschland (formerly Kabel Deutschland) from January 30, 2018.
German cable operator Unitymedia will offer two Ultra HD services from pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland from January 30, 2018.
Eurosport will show a live game from Germany’s first-division football league Bundesliga in Ultra HD for the first time.
Canal+ Group is launching today its new satellite Ultra HD/4k offer on a newly-designed set-top box using an SES satellite. At the same time, Canal+ is refreshing its French bouquet offer.
Russia’s MTS has begun the introduction of 4K services on all its TV platforms.
Swiss telco Swisscom has chosen a Wi-Fi antenna solution from US technology company Ethertronics to maximise performance of its WLAN box.
German cable operator NetCologne will terminate analogue TV distribution on its network in January 2019. The move will also affect sister company NetAachen.