BT will charge £15 for a package that includes its new Ultra HD channel.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland prepares the introduction of an Ultra HD offering and has rented additional capacity on Astra (19.2° East) from satellite operator SES for this purpose.
The showcase channel on which German satellite platform HD+ wants to give viewers an impression of Ultra HD (4K) will launch in September 2015 on Astra (19.2° East).
SES Platform Services, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, will handle the broadcasting of Pearl.tv UHD, Europe’s first free-to-air Ultra HD channel scheduled to launch at German consumer electronics fair IFA 2015 in Berlin on September 4.
The Polish public broadcaster TVP will begin a 4K DVB-T2 trial on Friday, July 3.
Ericsson has been selected to design, build and run a range of new services for BT Sport, including three new BT Sport TV channels and a multiscreen, interactive red button service.
Canadian multi-platform music provider Stingray will make its Stingray Ambiance channel available to subscribers in 4K Ultra HD from September 2015.
New Ultra HD content from SPI International and Anixe has provided Eutelsat with an ANGA COM boost.
AsiaSat has announced plans to launch Asia’s first dedicated Ultra HD broadcast platform.
Football fans will be able to watch the final game of the UEFA Champions League on June 6, 2015 in more than a dozen sports bars across Germany live and exclusive in Ultra HD.