Vodafone Spain strikes 4K movies deals with Sony and Paramount


Vodafone España has struck deals with Sony Pictures Television and Paramount Pictures to offer 4K UHD movies as part of its Videoclub offering. Vodafone will… Read more

Sales of 4K TV sets tipped to grow 38% this year

The Sony XBR-X930D

Sales of 4K Ultra High Definition TV sets are due to grow by 38% in 2017 and will account for more than a third of… Read more

BT to provide 360° and 4K UHD Champions League final for first time

BT Sport

BT is to provide coverage of the Champions League football final in 360° video for the first time. The telco will make 360° coverage of… Read more

ABI: 4K on the rise as media device shipments near 56m

Chromecast Ultra

Shipments of streaming media devices will reach nearly 56 million in 2022 as 4K compatibility becomes increasingly prevalent, according to ABI Research. The research predicts… Read more

DNA to launch Android 4K box


Finnish telco DNA is to become the first operator in country to launch an Android-based open ecosystem 4K-enabled box, the DNA TV-hubi. The device, which… Read more

NAB: AWS Elemental enables first live 4K transmission from space

Peggy Whitson

Attendees at the NAB Show yesterday witnessed the first 4K UHD transmission from space when NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson was interviewed from the International Space… Read more

NASA to live stream 4K video from space


NASA is set to produce its first-ever live 4K video stream from space during a session at the NAB Show in Las Vegas later this… Read more

Samsung partners with Wuaki to expand UHD offering


Samsung has partnered with Rakuten-owned VOD service, Wuaki, to expand its TV Plus service in Europe and sell new release Ultra HD movies. The deal,… Read more

Japan ‘on track’ to meet 4K/8K targets


Japan is on track to meet its target of take-up of UHD TV by 50% of the country’s viewers by 2020, according to Suga Masayuki.… Read more

Netflix continues HTML5 rollouts

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Firefox users can now watch Netflix on Linux, a move that the SVOD giant described as a “huge milestone” in its commitment to HTML5 video.… Read more