Sky plans to leapfrog its pay-TV rivals when its new set-top developed under Project Ethan is released in the next few weeks.
SES currenty has five contracts in place for the launch of UltraHD/4k channels.
4K LCD TV shipments grew nearly 400% year-over-year to reach 4.7 million units worldwide in the first quarter (Q1) of 2015.
Spending on UltraHD TV (4K) is up by over 700% compared to previous period, according to GfK.
MIPTV 2015, CANNES – SPI International closed a major acquisition deal with NBCUniversal for the FilmBox Premium movie channel in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The USA will emerge as the leading market for 4K or Ultra HD TVs in terms of household penetration by 2020 followed by the leading Western European markets, Australia, South Korea and China.
Samsung’s market share of flat TVs reached 29.2% as of end-Decmeber 2014, up from 26.7% in 2013, according to IHS DisplaySearch.
Sales of Ultra HD (4k) TV sets have risen dramatically against a background of increasing screen sizes and falling prices.
India’s DTH operator Tata Sky has announced the launch of India’s first UltraHD/4K set-top box.
Hollywood studios, consumer electronics brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies have launched the UHD (Ultra High Definition) Alliance.