UHD TV


Vodafone Spain launching 4K TV service

Vodafone Spain has unveiled a new version of its TV service that includes the country’s first 4K TV offering. Vodafone will be offering a range of services in 4K, including five channels, 4K coverage of La Liga football and Netflix content. The channels offering will comprise factual channel Odisea 4K, special events channel Festival 4K, […]

4KUniverse set for Chinese launch

4KUniverse, the new Ultra HD TV channel that launched on the SES-1 satellite covering North America this month, has struck a deal with Chinese technology company DiaDem Technologies to distribute the service in China. Under the 10-year deal, DiaDem Technologies has secured exclusive distribution rights to 4KUniverse in China, along with authority to secure content […]

TERN hires former Teuve chief in commercial role

Television Entertainment Reality Network (TERN), the company behind the INsight premium Ultra HD channel, has named Graeme Stanley as commercial director. Stanley, formerly the managing director of Teuve, the Spanish channel provider owned by Liberty Global, will be charged with heading up the commercial, distribution, and advertising growth of INsight TV globally. Prior to heading […]

NeuLion provides new version of SDK for 4K UHD smart TVs

OTT TV platform provider NeuLion has begun commercializing version 9.0 of its software development kit to enable smart TV manufacturers to provide features including playback, mobile to TV interactivity, total security, and live streaming of up to 4K resolution video. The SDK provides support for Ultra HD TV manufacturers with a live 4K streaming technology […]

Sony launches new Bravia HDR TVs

Sony has announced two new 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) series of televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new flagship XBR-A1E Bravia OLED and XBR-X930E/X940E series TVs are designed to deliver wider brightness range, higher contrast and better picture quality. Both lines of TV will be powered by Sony’s 4K HDR processor, X1 […]

Eutelsat adds two new UHD TV channels to Hotbird line-up

Satellite operator Eutelsat has added two new UHD TV channels to the line-up of services available via its Hotbird platform at the 13° East orbital slot. Fashion TV’s new UHD TV channels, FTV UHD, and 4K travel channel Travelxp 4K will air from the position, having concluded mutli-year contracts with Eutelsat that will enable them […]

Samsung launches ‘smartest TV ever’

Samsung has launched what it described as its “smartest TV ever” ahead of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new QLED TV series – Q9, Q8, and Q7 – is designed to let users control “most connected TV devices” from a single source, with the Samsung Smart Remote. Viewers can also use their […]

UHD TV sets to account for 60% of total market by 2020

UHD TV shipments are forecast to account for 25% of all TV shipments this year, reflecting growth of 75% year-on-year, according to a report by Futuresource Consulting. Futuresource expects UHD TVs to be at the forefront of retailers’ marketing efforts, with discount offers driving sales. It expects UHD units to account for 60% of all […]

YouTube adds HDR support as Chromecast Ultra starts shipping

YouTube has added support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) for videos on the platform. From yesterday, viewers can watch YouTube videos in HDR on supported devices including via HDR-enabled TVs with Google’s new Chromecast Ultra HDMI dongle. Support for HDR will be extended to YouTube viewing on Samsung SUHD and UHD TVs soon, the video […]

TERN to localise UHD channel in German and Portuguese with Haymillian

UHD TV channel provider TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) has tapped media localisation and access services provider Haymillian to provide localization services for its INsight TV UHD channel. Under the agreement, Haymillian will dub and subtitle INsight TV’s content in a number of key languages. Beginning in German and Portuguese for the imminent launch of […]