Romania’s iNES to roll out 4K TV service after successful trial

iNES Group logoRomanian network operator iNES Group is to roll out 4K Ultra HD TV services to its customers next year following the completion of a successful trial of the technology.

iNES will provide the 4K service via its GPON fibre network, work on which should be completed next year.

Catalin Cuturela, iNES’ operations director, said the company planned to be the first in the country to offer 4K TV, having been the first in the country to launch an IPTV service in 2005. The original IPTV service was launched over the company’s BPON an EPON-based network using technology from Allied Telesyn and Cisco. iNES also claims to be the first operator in Romania to launch an HD service, in 2008.

The company iNES offers services to businesses and consumers in the Romanian capital, Bucharest.