Swisscom partners with Nokia on 4K IPTV

Swisscom signSwisscom has deployed the Nokia 5910 Video Services Appliance (VSA) to deliver its Swisscom TV 2.0 service – including 4K Ultra High Definition.

Nokia’s 5910 operates across a range of access technologies and digital rights management systems and is capable of handling standard definition, high definition and 4K ultra high definition channels.

“We are investing in our infrastructure to deliver the best experience for ultra high definition content. The solution provided by Nokia is a cornerstone of this infrastructure. It will enable our customers to enjoy individual games of the European Football championship in 2016 on SRF zwei in 4K UHD with exceptional picture and sound,“ said Swisscom’s head of TV development and technology, Peter Fregelius.

Anthony Berkeley, Nokia’s EMEA and Asia business development VP, video business unit, said: “We are delighted that our video platform technology will now help Swisscom solidify TV 2.0 as best in class with first to market 4K UHD Live TV.”