4K UHD TV


Insight TV launches two channels in UK on Samsung TV Plus

4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content Insight TV has launched on the Samsung TV Plus smart TV portal in the UK with two new channels: Insight TV Lifestyle and Insight TV Wonder.  The channels will provide a mix of content spanning sports, science and the natural world. Insight TV launched on Samsung TV Plus in the […]

Virgin Media beats rivals to air Wimbledon tennis in 4K UHD and HDR

Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media is to air the Wimbledon tennis tournament in 4K UHD and HDR for the first time. Virgin Media subscribers equipped with a Virgin TV V6 set-top box will be able to view 4K HDR coverage of the competition from July 1 via the BBC iPlayer app on the box. While BBC […]

BBC to stream FA Cup in UHD on iPlayer

The UK’s FA Cup football semi-final this Saturday and the final on May 18 is to be streamed on the BBC iPlayer service in the Ultra HD format for the first time, the pubcaster has said. The BBC has also revealed that 18% of the eight million requests for blockbuster natural history series Dynasties on […]

Ukrainian 4K channel broadcasting on Amos 7

What is claimed to be Ukraine’s first 4K TV channel, Nashe Media Group’s #Nashe HDR channel, is now being broadcast across the country by Ukrainian operator UKrKosmos on Spacecom’s Amos 7 satellite. Nashe Media Group plans to follow up the launch of the UHD service, which highlights Ukraine’s natural beauty and nature and cultural heritage, […]

SPI International turns to Hispasat and Media Broadcast Satellite for 4K channel

Channel provider SPI International/FilmBox has struck an agreement with media services provider Media Broadcast Satellite and Spanish satellite operator Hispasat to broadcast the FunBox UHD channel to the EMEA region from Hispasat’s H30W-5 satellite. The five-year deal will see the channel, which provides content about nature, travel and adventure, art music, culture and lifestyle in […]

Cosmos Telecom launches 4K in Belarus

Russian service provider Akado’s Belarus subsidiary Cosmos Telecom has launched its first 4K UHD TV channel. The Ultra 4K Extreme channel’s launch on the Minsk digital cable network marks the 25th anniversary of Cosmos TV’s launch in Belarus. The extreme sports and entertainment channel is available in English and features sports including kiteboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, […]

Vestel signs up for Eurofins logo programme

Turkish TV manufacturer Vestel has joined existing TV brands LG, Panasonic and Hisense in supporting quality assurance outfit Eurofins Digital Testing’s logo scheme. Vestel has  committed to using Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD logo on its latest range of TVs. Eurofins certification and logo scheme will enable consumers to identify Vestel TVs that have been tested to […]

TDF to expand digital-terrestrial UHD trial

French media regulator the CSA has authorised transmission services provider TDF to use a third digital-terrestrial channel to pilot UHD TV services in the Île-de-France, Nantes and Toulouse areas. TDF will add DTT channel 83 to channels 81 and 82, which have been in service since 2014. The channels are distributed via three digital-terrestrial frequencies. […]

RTL puts full range of 4K UHD content on Magenta TV

Subscribers to Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV service now have a access to the full range of 4K UHD TV programmes offered by commercial broadcaster RTL. The launch of RTL UHD on Magenta TV will bring additional sports, series and movies in the format to Telekom’s subscribers, kicking off with the run-up to and broadcast of […]

Salt adds raft of new services to TV platform

Swiss service provider Salt has added a raft of new services including, this week, one of a range of packages targeted at expatriate groups living in Switzerland, Le Bouquet Portugais from French channel aggregator Thema. The Portuguese package will be available without long-term contract commitments for CHF9.95 (€8.73) a month and offers four channels: generalist […]

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