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 […]

MIPCOM: Filmbox extends UHD offering, adds HDR

Thematic channel provider Filmbox/SPI International is extending its UHD TV offering by making its channel full-time, introducing HDR content and striking new carriage deals. The broadcaster is also changing the name of the channel to reflect the addition of HDR. Speaking on a panel session on UHD TV at MIPCOM, Berk Uziyel, executive director of […]

Stofa adds Viasat Ultra HD to content line-up

Danish cable operator Stofa has made Modern Times Group (MTG)-owned Viasat Broadcasting’s Ultra HD channel, which was launched on in September available to its viewers. Stofa is making Viasat Ultra HD available via its Extra Channel, used to trial services. The UHD channel will be added to the cable operator’s 3 package from January 1. […]

MIPCOM 2016: INsight TV commissions first HDR sports reality show

INsight TV, the company behind UHD TV service TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN), has commissioned what it says is the first sports reality programme to be filmed in the HDR format. The show, The 30//10 Challenge, is described as an adventure stunt series that follows action sport athletes Sam Hardy and Nathan Jones on their […]

Love Nature hires Red Bull exec in partnerships role

4K UHD TV content and channel provider Love Nature has named former Red Bull Media House executive Anthony Jewitt in the role of director of partnerships. UK-based Jewitt will oversee Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks-backed Love Nature’s global SVOD and linear television distribution, excluding North America. He will also take the lead on building […]

Amino to showcase dual mode Android TV device

Amino, is due to showcase a dual mode 4K UHD device that delivers Android TV capability alongside the company’s existing Enable software platform at IBC. The hybrid TV and cloud solutions specialist adds the device to its Kamai range, and it has been designed to deliver next generation TV services from the cloud over IP […]

Sky Germany’s UHD channels to broadcast on SES

Sky Germany will be launching its two new Ultra HD channels via satellite operator SES’s prime orbital position of 19.2 degrees East this autumn. Sky announced the launch of Sky Sport Bunedesliga UHD and Sky Sport UHD last week. The channels will roll out alongside its new Sky+ Pro box, which is HDR-capable and has […]

Vodafone Spain launching 4K UHD service for bars

Vodafone Spain is launching a dedicated 4K UHD sports service including coverage of top-tier Spanish football and European Champions League football for bars and restaurants, according to a report in the Expansión newspaper. According to the paper, Vodafone will roll the service out next week simultaneously with the kick off of the Spanish football season, […]

Sky Deutschland to launch 4K UHD box and sports channels

Sky Deutschland is to launch a new 4K Ultra HD set-top and channels in the autumn. The Sky+ Pro box will be rolled out along with the launch of two exclusive UHD TV channels – Sky Sport Bunedesliga UHD and Sky Sport UHD. The Bundesliga channel will provide highlights of German top-tier football in UHD, […]

GS Group unveils first Russian 4K UHD TV box

Russian technology provider GS Group has unveiled the first Russian-made 4K UHD TV set-top box. The GS A230, to be marketed under the General Satellite brand, is equipped with a ST Microelectronics processor, WiFi router and built-in 1TB hard drive. Russian pay TV operator and GS Group strategic partner Tricolor TV has previously launched the […]