Canal+ moves forward with UHD tests

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Following its trial transmission of the Champions League football final in June and launch of a testbed channel, Canal+ is ramping up its 4K efforts… Read more

Amazon Prime Instant Video brings HDR TV to UK

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Amazon Prime Instant Video is to make its original content available in the High Dynamic Range (HDR) format in Europe for the first time. Amazon… Read more

DirecTV launches 4K set-top

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US pay TV operator DirecTV, now owned by AT&T, has launched its first 4K ultra HD set-top box, the 4K Genie Mini. The box, which… Read more

Profit margins for 32-inch LCD displays tipped to drop

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Industry profits for 32-inch LCD panels are will decrease by 22% in the first quarter of 2016, after increasing by 24% year-on-year in Q1 2015,… Read more

Ultra HD Blu-ray licensing to kick off on August 24

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Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are expected to begin shipping later this year following the Blu-ray Disc Association’s decision to begin licensing the format from August… Read more

Sky tests HDR TV in DFL Supercup broadcast

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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… Read more

CSA calls for HD candidates

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French media regulator the CSA has launched a new appeal for candidates to launch HD TV services on the country’s DTT platform. The call for… Read more

Flat-panel display to decline this year, 4K provides promise in ‘16

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Flat-panel display industry revenues are expected to fall by 2% this year to US$129 billion (€117 billion) as falling LCD display revenues, declining demand in… Read more

Satellite UHD channels expected to reach 315

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The number of Ultra HD satellite channels globally is expected to number at least 315 by 2024, according to Northern Sky Research. According to the… Read more

NTV+ secures Russian football, plans 4K launch

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Russian pay TV service NTV+ has secured rights to show Russian premier league football for the 2015-18 seasons. Matches from the Russian championship will be… Read more