Category: HD / 4K

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 [...]

Antel to stream World Cup matches in 4K

Vera+, the online channel of the Uruguayan telecommunications company Antel, will offer the 64 matches of the soccer World Cup in Russia in HD and 4K HDR through its renewed mobile app. The company said that the app will offer users notifications of games, statistics, highlights and news, as well as the possibility to choose [...]

Oi to offer 4K on DTH service

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi plans to launch a 4k-compatible set-top box (STB) for the soccer World Cup, to be played next June. The operator will use the capacity of the SES-6 satellite to provide the technology, reported TelaViva. Ermindo Cecchetto, Ois director of residential products, said they are in discussions with TV networks to see [...]

DirecTV adds Europa Europa HD in Latin America

AMC Networks International – Latin America announced the launch of Europa Europa HD in DirecTV’s lineup in Latin America. As a result of the deal, the high definition channel is now available in DirecTV’s operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and the Caribbean. Europa Europa HD includes successful series and contemporary films from [...]

Cablevisión adds two new HD channels

Argentina’s largest pay TV operator, Cablevisión, announced the addition of E! Entertaiment and Telemundo to its HD lineup. This way, the operator’s high definition platform now offers more than 70 channels. The operator said that the two new HD channels are available from March 27 for Cablevisión HD customers and on Flow multi-screen service, which [...]