Next year will see the first commercially available Ultra HD channels, said Michel Chabrol, SVP new Tv formats at Eutelsat.
ZTE Corporation will unveil its 4K-capable Android TV set-top-box (ZXV10 B860H) at Broadband World Forum 2016.
Roku has released details of its five new players, with two offering HD and 4K, and two adding HDR.
Google will announce its Google Home and the 4K Chromecast Ultra devices at its October 4 event, according to Android Police.
Viaccess-Orca’s Adaptive Sentinel dual card and cardless conditional access system has been selected by Orange for its new Ultra HD set-top box in France.
Viewers receiving the Tivùsat DTH platform can see seven Euro 2018 matches in Ultra HD, as Eutelsat and Rai broadcast the matches in live Ultra HD.
Interactive Dutch music channel and on-demand service Xite will launch a 4K/Ultra HD channel with music videos in Ultra HD quality only, for KPN, starting this September.
Stingray Digital Group has acquired the Festival 4K television channel.
Internet streaming services are pushing the traditional broadcast sector in their support for Ultra HD.
More than 11 million North American homes will own an Ultra HD TV by the end of 2016 as prices drop to increasingly affordable levels and 1080p models start to disappear entirely from large screen product line ups.