Category: HD / 4K

Oi launches 4K service in Brazil

The Brazilian telecommunications company Oi announced the launch of its 4K service. The operator is offering the World Cup matches through the SporTV channel. In this way, Oi joins Net, the country’s main operator, which is also offering this technology in the country. The contents are available to subscribers of the Oi Total Solução Completa [...]

Brazil’s Net to broadcast the World Cup in 4K

Net (América Móvil), Brazil’s largest pay TV operator, announced the commercial launch of the 4K service for the 2018 World Cup, which will be available through SporTV (Globosat). Net will offer 56 matches in 4K in 10 cities, including São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and the capital Brasilia. Content will be available to customers of [...]

Túpac Katari satellite broadcasts 2018 South American Games in HD

The Bolivian Space Agency (ABE in Spanish), through the Túpac Katari satellite, and the state-owned channel Bolivia TV are broadcasting in high definition the XI Cochabamba South American Games for the 14 countries participating in the sporting event. The director of ABE, Iván Zambrana, said that Bolivia is one of the few countries in the [...]

Technology leaders discussed the future of 4K and HDR

During the recent edition of NexTV Series Argentina, executives from the technology segment of leading companies discussed the deployment of 4K and HDR in the region. Eduardo Bayo, Technology Manager of Artear, said that the 4K “already exists. It has yet to arrive massively but is developed to do so.” However, the executive said “it [...]

CANTV’s DTH service launches HD channel

La Tele Tuya (TLT) has become the first channel in HD quality to launch on CNTVs DTH service in Venezuela. It is available on channel 602 of the operators lineup. “Today we take a new step by becoming the first Venezuelan channel to broadcast in HD, 24/7 through CANTV Satelital” the company said through a [...]

Cine.Ar launches HD channel on Cablevisión

Cine.Ar, the channel that belongs to the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) of Argentina, announced that it will launch its high definition channel on Cablevisión (channel 640), and will soon be available on other pay TV operators in the country. The channel offers national movies, as well as short films and documentaries. [...]

ESPN airs first live sporting event in 4K

ESPN became the first sports broadcaster to air a live sporting event in 4K in Latin America with the UEFA Champions League semi final between Liverpool and Roma, the company announced is a press release. The game, played on Tuesday, April 24, was available on DirecTV (channel 4000) in Argentina and Peru. The final of [...]