4K UHD TV


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 […]

Virgin TV adds BT Sport in Ultra HD

Virgin Media is due to make the BT Sport channel available to its customers in 4K Ultra High Definition for the first time from July 30. BT Sport 4K UHD will be included in Virgin TV Full House and VIP bundles, while Virgin TV customers already taking BT Sport will get the channel automatically added […]

Virgin Media teams with Eurosport for 4K UHD TV Wimbledon coverage

Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media has teamed up with Eurosport to provide coverage of this week’s Wimbledon tennis tournament in 4K UHD TV. Virgin TV customers with a new V6 TV box will be able to watch both finals in ultra high-definition for the very first time. Customers can watch the men’s and women’s finals at […]

M7 taps Harmonic for World Cup in UHD TV

Pay TV operator M7 Group has chosen technology outfit Harmonic to provide an Ultra HD video processing solution for live video distribution of the FIFA World Cup from Russia. The tournament matches are being delivered live in native UHD to all of M7 Group’s Canal Digitaal subscribers in The Netherlands via a dedicated channel called […]

Canal Digitaal teams up with pubcasters for 4K UHD World Cup

M7 Group-owned Dutch satellite pay TV platform Canal Digitaal is to air matches from the forthcoming football World Cup in 4K Ultra HD. M7 has struck an agreement with Dutch public broadcaster NPO/NOS to air matches from the competition, which takes place in Russia from June 14 until July 15, in 4K UHD. The World […]

Virgin Media to offer BT Sport’s Champions League final in 4K UHD

BT Sport is to air this year’s UEFA Champions League football tournament final in 4K Ultra HD for the first time as part of a trial of 4K UHD TV on Virgin Media’s platform. BT Sport’s coverage of the match between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kyiv, Ukraine this Saturday will be the first time […]

Eurosport launching 4K UHD TV channel for Roland Garros

Eurosport is to launch a dedicated 4K UHD TV channel this Sunday, kicking off with Ultra HD coverage of the Roland Garros tennis championship in Paris. The channel will air every match from the Philippe Chatrier centre court in the format. The channel will be branded Eurosport 4K and will be available in the UK […]

Tricolor TV launches 4K UHD TV movie channel

Russian pay TV provider Tricolor TV has launched a 4K UHD TV movie channels. The Ultra HD Cinema channel will offer a variety of films in 4K UHD and is one of the first channels in Russia to offer Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. The channel is available in the footprint of the Express AMU-1 […]

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 […]

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