Vodafone Deutschland will double the highest internet speed offered by its cable subsidiary Kabel Deutschland to 200Mbps in November 2014.
Astra launches Ultra HD showcase channel
Astra Deutschland has launched a new Ultra HD showcase channel available as a free-to-air service on the satellite operator’s orbital position 19.2° East.
German KabelKiosk to expand HD line-up
German direct-to-cable platform KabelKiosk will add new HD channels to its line-up this autumn, Martina Rutenbeck, managing director of operating company M7 Deutschland, told Broadband TV News.
BBC extends Ultra HD to Commonwealth Games
The BBC has announced a second Ultra HD (4K) trial for the summer. Members of the public will be able to see Ultra HD coverage of the Commonwealth Games in […]
BBC Ultra HD trial underway
The BBC has begun its Ultra High Definition (4k) closed trial of World Cup 2014 from DTT transmitters in London, Manchester and Glasgow.
SES and EBU partner for Ultra HD World Cup
SES has confirmed the EBU is transmitting the 2014 FIFA World Cup to audiences throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia in Ultra HD and HD over its SES […]
BBC R&D to trial World Cup Ultra HD
BBC R&D is to run a series of Ultra HD trials during the World Cup. The closed user trials will cover three games from the Maracanã stadium in Rio – […]
Eutelsat steps up Ultra HD activity
Eutelsat Communications is scaling up its Ultra HD activity with the launch of Europe’s first demo channel encoded in HEVC and broadcasting at 50 frames per second with 10-bit colour […]
Sky D trials live football in Ultra HD via satellite
With the Bundesliga game between FC Bayern Munich and SV Werder Bremen on April 26, 2014, German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland distributed a live football match via satellite in Ultra […]
Topfun and Banaxi get 3D and 4K content
Australian distributor 3D Content Hub has announced 3D and 4K content deals with Topfun and Banaxi.