HD & 3DTV

Sky Deutschland to air cup final in UHD

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Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland is to broadcast the DFB Cup Final football match in Ultra HD in a number of selected sports bars. The… Read more

M-Go reportedly to stream HDR 4K content this year

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Technicolor and DreamWorks-owned streaming service M-Go is reportedly planning to launch an HDR 4K service this year. According to US website Twice, citing M-Go’s chief… Read more

German shopping channel set for UHD first

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A German shopping channel is set to become Europe’s first free-to-air Ultra HD service, launching in September on the Astra satellite platform at 19.2° East.… Read more

French channels set for HD launch on Fransat

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French broadcaster TF1 Group has chosen to launch HD versions of free-to-air channels TMC and NT1 on the Fransat satellite platform. The channels will be… Read more

Ultra HD Blu-ray spec looks to boost physical media, will allow multiscreen viewing

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The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has completed the specification for its new Ultra HD Blu-ray format and released the new logo that will delineate Ultra… Read more

SES and Samsung demo first DVB transmission of HDR UHD TV

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Satellite operator SES and Samsung Electronics have this week teamed up to demo what they say is the first DVB transmission of High Dynamic Range… Read more

RTL-owned Videoland goes 4K with 24i

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RTL-owned video-on-demand service Videoland has partnered with TV application developer 24i Media to launch a new 4K, Ultra High Definition (UHD) smart TV app. Videoland,… Read more

UPC Austria adds HD version of Vienna channel

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Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Austria has added the HD version of Vienna cable channel W24 to its programming line-up. W24 in HD quality will… Read more

Sky axes linear 3D channel

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Sky is scrapping its 3D linear channel and making its 3D content “fully on-demand” from this June.  Announcing the move in a company blog post,… Read more

Marvell launches SoC platform for 4K entertainment

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Chipmaker Marvell has launched the Armada 1500 Ultra (88DE3218) system-on-chip (SoC) that is designed to support 4K entertainment.  The latest addition to the Armada 1500… Read more