4K UHD TV


4K UHD broadcaster Insight TV names technical chief

4K UHD broadcaster Insight TV has named Gavin Ho as technical director. Based at the channel’s Dutch headquarters, Ho will manage INSIGHT TV’s technical direction and make sure its approaches are in line with the latest industry developments, according to Insight. He joins the company from the New Zealand-based Māori Television, where he served as […]

Fox Sports to broadcast US Open in 4K HDR over 5G

Fox Sports is to use 5G technology to stream 4K video for broadcast across the US at this year’s US Open golf championship in June. The broadcaster has tapped the services of its own Fox Innovation Lab and partners Ericsson, Intel and AT&T for the transmission. The 5G wireless technology will transmit 4K HDR images […]

ProSiebenSat.1 unveils plans for 4K UHD HDR broadcasts this year

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 is to begin broadcasting its first shows in 4K UHD TV this summer. The broadcaster will air the first episodes of science show Galileo Spezial and Rosins Rezepte in 4K and HDR in the late summer. Other shows will be broadcast in the format over the following months. 4K UHD TV shows […]

Slovenia’s T-2 taps Amino for 4K UHD TV launch

Slovenian service provider T-2 has tapped UK-based outfit Amino to provide technology to support the operator’s launch of the country’s first 4K UHD TV service. Amino said it is deploying technology that will underpin a major service upgrade, which will expand T-2’s service to include 4K UHD content and value-added Video on Demand and Subscription […]

Euskaltel launches Netflix button on 4K box remote control

Spanish cable operator Euskaltel has introduced direct access via a dedicated remote control button to Netflix on its 4K set-top boxes across its own Basque Country network and for subscribers to Galicia network R. The operators said that the functionality would be extended to Telecable, the network it acquired from Zegona Communications in the Asturias […]

Harmonic reveals new OTT customer and UHD-HDR SaaS system

New US-based OTT TV outfit Vidgo has tapped technology provider Harmonic for a new OTT service deployment. Vidgo is a new entrant in the growing US OTT market that is planning to offer a skinny bundle line-up targeted at younger viewers and those that have decided to cut their pay TV services. “They have identified […]

Swisscom secures Champions League, teams with SRG for UHD World Cup

Swisscom’s pay TV arm Teleclub has secured the rights to Champions League and Europa League football in Switzerland and will air public broadcaster SRG’s coverage of the World Cup in 4K UHD TV. Champions League and Europa League games will be shown on Teleclub from August 21 and every match from both competitions will be […]

Sky Deutschland to air 25 World Cup matches in UHD TV

Sky Deutschland is to broadcast the top match of each match- day from the forthcoming football World Cup in Russia in Ultra HD. Sky said it would broadcast 25 matches in the format in total, including all matches involving the German national team, both semi-finals and the final of the competition. Sky has struck an […]

YouSee teams up with TV2 for 4K UHD World Cup channel

Danish telco TDC’s YouSee cable arm has teamed up with national commercial broadcaster TV2 is provide 4K UHD coverage of the national team’s first fixture in the forthcoming World Cup final in Russia following its rollout of the first 4K set-tops to its base in January. The Denmark v Peru match in Saransk on June […]

Rostelecom launches 4K UHD pilot for hospitality sector

Russian telecom operator Rostelecom has launched a 4K UHD TV pilot project in St Petersburg. The company said the offering was targeted at the hospitality market, including hotels, restaurants and bars. Rostelecom has teamed up with the FullHouse restaurant chain for the pilot. Rostelecom will deliver a 4K signal to screens installed in Full House […]

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