HD & 3DTV

Sony reports significant increase in TV sales

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Sony reported a “significant increase” in television sales in the three months ending September 30, helping sales in its home entertainment and sound division to… Read more

Germany lifts SES 3Q results

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A new contract with Sky Deutschland and strong sales of the HD+ platform in Germany helped boost satellite operator SES’s European performance in the third… Read more

TV setback hits Samsung CE division

Samsung UHD S9 Series Smart TV

Samsung said that its consumer electronics division fell short of expectations in the third quarter, due to a decline in the average selling price of… Read more

LG to cut plasma TV production

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LG will end plasma TV production by the end of November to concentrate on OLED and liquid crystal displays, according to a Reuters report that… Read more

DTG launches first 4K HDMI ‘plugfest’

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The UK’s Digital Television Group (DTG) has launched what it says is the world’s first Ultra HD “product testing zoo” with a 4K HDMI “interoperability… Read more

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

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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

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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