ITU defines 4K and 8K UHDTV

The ITU has defined the parameter values for two formats of ultra high definition TV (UHDTV). These are the 4K and 8K UHDTV formats. They are constructed as multiples of the 1080p1920 format in ITU-R Rec. 709. According to a statement by the European Broadcasting Union, the new formats take advantage of future displays’ greater […]

Arab and African countries press for second digital dividend at WRC

A potential area of disagreement is emerging at the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) in Geneva over the future of the 700MHz frequency currently used by broadcasters. The Arab and African regional administrations are pressing for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to allocate the 700MHz band to mobile services. The previous WRC in 2007 had allocated […]