Tata Sky chooses Elemental for 4K service

Tata Sky 4k

Indian DTH provider Tata Sky is using technology provider Elemental’s sofrtware encoding platform to to process 4K live linear content in HEVC/H.265 for delivery to… Read more

Yle expands DTT HD offering


Finnish public broadcaster Yle has made its four HD channels available via DNA’s digital-terrestrial network. Yle has made Yle Fem HD and Yle Teema HD,… Read more

Tata Sky partners with Ericsson to bring 4K to India

Tata Sky 4k

Indian direct-to-home (DTH) operator, Tata Sky, has partnered with Ericsson to launch what the pair claim is the first commercial 4K video service in the… Read more

ZTE launches 4K set-top


Chinese tech giant ZTE has launched a 4K set-top box, the B860A, following the launch by China Telecom of a 4K TV service in Sichuan.… Read more

Panasonic unveils Firefox-based 4K TVs

Panasonic at CES

Panasonic has unveiled a number of 4K TV sets that will run on Mozilla’s Firefox OS, following a preview of Firefox-based panels at CES in… Read more

4K TV set shipments jump 700% in 2014

LG's Ultra HD Curved OLED TV

Shipments of 4K TVs jumped by 699% year-on-year in 2014 to 11.6 million units, according to estimates by research firm Futuresource Consulting. The new research… Read more

Demand for larger screens lifts German TV market


The popularity of larger screens boosted German TV sales in 2014, but the value of sales fell year-on-year due to continued price erosion, according to… Read more

Arris secures 4K gateway deal with Liberty Global

Bob Stanzione

Arris has agreed a 4K video gateway deal with cable giant Liberty Global, according to company CEO Bob Stanzione. Speaking on Arris’ quarterly earnings call,… Read more

Sony outlines growth strategy

Sony Make Believe

Sony has said that devices, game and network services, pictures, and music will drive its profit growth over the next three years.  Outlining its mid-term… Read more

UPC Poland removes SD duplicate channels


Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has implemented a decoder update that removes SD channels from the menu of viewers that have access to the… Read more