Finland’s terrestrial TV to go all-HD in 2020

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TV operators in the Finnish terrestrial broadcasting network have agreed to move entirely to HD and cease using the SD format from March 31, 2020.… Read more

BBC Brit goes high-definition on DStv

BBC Brit

BBC Worldwide’s flagship entertainment channel, BBC Brit, will become available in HD on DStv channel 120 from October 5. The BBC’s commercial arm announced that… Read more

More US service providers sign up for SES’s Ultra HD service

SES 4K Ultra HD US

Nine new US cable and telecom operators have signed up to take satellite operator SES’s Ultra HD pre-packaged service, taking the total now testing the… Read more

Tricolor TV adds youth-oriented 4K TV service


Russian pay TV operator Tricolor TV is to add youth-oriented 4K TV channel C4K360 to its programming line-up. The channel, which the operator describes as… Read more

NTV+ extends UHD TV across whole of Russia

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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… Read more

Jaunt VR hires former Hulu, Vessel exec to drive revenue

Jean-Paul Colaco

Virtual reality firm Jaunt has appointed former Hulu and Vessel executive Jean-Paul Colaco as first chief revenue officer. Colaco will be responsible for global revenue… Read more

SES hails HD and Ultra HD growth

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The number of HDTV channels on SES’s satellite platforms grew by 7% last year to reach 2,495, or one third of all channels on the… Read more

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… Read more

TERN hires former Teuve chief in commercial role

Graeme Stanley

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… Read more

Sony launches new Bravia HDR TVs

Sony OLED X93

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… Read more