Samsung issues low profit guidance after taking TV and mobile hit

Samsung UHD S9 Series Smart TV

Samsung predicted a 60% year-on-year decline in Q3 profits, thanks in part to weak seasonal demand for its consumer electronics business – including TVs. The… Read more

New Toshiba UHD TVs to support Japanese 4K broadcast service

Toshiba’s new line of Ultra High Definition 4K TVs will support the new UHD 4K broadcast service from Asian satellite operator and pay TV provider… Read more

Akado adds NTV+ 3D

Russian service provider Akado has added pay TV operator NTV+’s 3D channel to its programming line-up. Akado added NTV+ 3D on Monday as part of… Read more

Tata Communications delivers 4K Formula 1 live feed

Mehul Kapadia

Tata Communications claims it has become the first company to deliver a live 4K feed from a Formula 1 event, after broadcasting live footage from… Read more

Media execs expect UHDTV to be mainstream in five to seven years


Ultra-high-definition TV is likely to become a mainstream service within five to seven years, according to a survey of media executives by satellite operator Intelsat.… Read more

Lenovo taps CSR for Bluetooth TV remotes

CSR Lenovo

Technology provider CSR has teamed up with TV consumer electronics manufacturer Lenovo to make what it says will be the first TVs with Bluetooth smart… Read more

Taiwan’s Chunghwa taps Broadpeak for 4K VoD trial


Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom has contracted content delivery network technology provider Broadpeak to provide CDN gear for a trial project for a new 4K HEVC streaming… Read more

Harmonic reaches encoder milestone

Harmonic's Electra 9200

Video delivery infrastructure firm Harmonic has passed 100,000 channels shipped with its Electra broadcast encoder family. Harmonic launched its Electra video compression platform in 2004… Read more

Price decline offsets German TV sales growth


The World Cup gave a boost to sales of TVs in Germany in the first half of 2014, but the rise in units shipped was… Read more

4K TV to ‘remain niche’ until 2019

LG's Ultra HD Curved OLED TV

4K TV will remain a niche product for at least another five years, with widespread viewing of 4K content likely to grow quickly from 2019… Read more