4K UHD TV


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 […]

ATP Media tests 1080p50 HDR

ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour, has produced and distributed a 1080p50 HDR test feed at last week’s Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan. Carried out in partnership with Gearhouse Broadcast, the test covered the live and non-live workflows on site, marking the first time HDR content has been natively incorporated […]

Insight takes 4K UHD to Universal Windows Platform devices

4K UHD broadcaster and producer Insight TV has made its 4K UHD content available to stream on all Universal Windows Platform (UWP) devices. Insight TV has made its content available to Windows users by creating a Windows Store Application optimised for the latest Intel Core processors, according to the company. UWP apps are apps that use a common API on […]

Access tapped for cable set-tops ahead of Japanese 4K launch

Panasonic System Solutions Japan has tapped TV technology outfit Access to provide its NetFront Browser BE v2 DTV Profile for digital cable set-tops that will support new 4K satellite broadcasting services to begin in December. The browser will be used in TZ-LT1000BW, a new basic model to be launched in November 2018, and TZ-HT3000BW, a […]

Funbox UHD strikes partnership with Rai for Italian opera

SPI International’s Funbox UHD channel has struck a strategic partnership with Italian public broadcaster Rai that will see it air the best of Italian operas in full UHD. SPI’s channel will offer Carmen from the Rome Opera House in Full UHD after acquiring the worldwide TV and VOD rights from Rai. In addition to linear […]

Deutsche Telekom taps Zenterio for 4K UHD hybrid box launch

Deutsche Telekom has tapped technology provider Zenterio to provide software for its just-launched Entertain TV Sat high-end 4K hybrid set-top. The IPTV, OTT and satellite set-top includes new client and cloud-based features and services including OTT services such as YouTube and Netflix. Telekom is using Zenterio’s platform to support its strategy of harmonising client software […]

EBU highlights 5G and UHD trials around European Championships

German broadcast and media technology research institute the IRT and Italian public broadcaster Rai are separately to showcase their work in the application of 5G mobile technology for broadcast at test sites in Munich and the Aosta Valley during the multi-sport European Championships taking place in Glasgow and Berlin from tomorrow until August 12. Rai […]

Tricolor TV launches Eurosport 4K

Russian pay TV service provider Tricolor TV has teamed up with Russian channel distributor Media Alliance to begin broadcasting Eurosport 4K. The channel, which is Tricolor’s first 24-hour general sports channel in the 4K UHD TV format, began broadcasting on the platform on Friday. The channel will also be the first 4K channel made available […]

ProSiebenSat.1 moves forward with 4K UHD TV plans

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is to air an edition of its Galileo Spezial factual magazine show in 4K UHD TV on the UHD1 channel on the HD+ platform on July 22. ProSiebenSat.1 said it would follow up the UHD broadcast with further shows later this year, including Kabel Eins format Rosins Restaurants and two Tuesday evening […]

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