Ultra HD TV

Strategy Analytics: 222m homes will own Ultra HD TVs by year-end

By the end of this year 222 million homes worldwide will own an Ultra HD TV, an increase of nearly 50% over the past twelve months, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm’s ‘4K and 8K Ultra HD TV Global Market Forecast’ predicts that more than 600 million homes will own an Ultra HD TV […]

NTV+ extends UHD TV across whole of Russia

Pay TV operator NTV+ has launched Ultra HD TV broadcasts in the European part of Russia, meaning that it has become the first operator to deliver UHD TV services across the entire country. NTV+ initially launched UHD services in Russia’s Far East, including Kamchatka, Chukotka, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, earlier this month. It then […]

Russian pay TV operators launching Ultra HD TV services

Russian pay TV operators NTV+ and MTS have separately unveiled plans to develop 4K Ultra HD TV services. NTV+ plans to launch a service comprising three channels, available throughout the Russian Federation, in the next couple of months. The services will be available in the operator’s basic package at no extra cost. NTV+ CEO Mikhail […]

Sky tests HDR TV in DFL Supercup broadcast

Sky in Germany has concluded what it describes as another successful test of Ultra HD TV, airing coverage of women’s football’s DFL Supercup between VFL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich. The trial broadcast marked the first live use of High Dynamic Range (HDR) TV, giving greater contrast and sharper colour. Sky said this was the first […]

LG to launch advanced 4K TV line at CES

LG is due to unveil a new line of 4K, Ultra HD TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, featuring “quantum dot technology.” LG said the quantum dot 4K TVs will offer a wider colour palette and improved colour saturation than conventional LCD TVs and will be available next year as part […]