Tag Archives: 4K

Hisense presents in Mexico its 4K World Cup app

Chinese manufacturer Hisense announced a range of new products for the Mexican market, including the app to watch the soccer World Cup in 4K, through an alliance with Televisa Deportes. With these new initiatives, the company expects a 40% increase in sales this year, local newspaper Expansión reported. Hisense offers 43-inch 4K TVs in the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Claro Brasil bets on VOD

Agricio Silva Neto, CEO of Claro Brasil’s DTH unit said that VOD consumption has become stronger and more popular in the country, allowing customers to be able to customize their pay TV experience. In an interview with Via Satellite, the executive also pointed that the offer of 4K content is still “very limited” in Brazil. [...]

2018 FIFA World Cup: Retailers in Argentina launch promotions to boost TV sales

Big retail chains in Argentina began launching promotions for TV sets, a few months before the start of the FIFA World Cup in June. With the momentum generated by the arrival of the main soccer event, sales are expected to grow by 15%. According to El Cronista newspaper, the most aggressive promotions will be launched [...]

ESPN to offer 4K content

ESPN unveiled the 2018 programming in its annual upfront, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for more than 700 guests. During the event, the network announced it is ready to broadcast in 4K with 5.1 surround sound. “Our mission, which is to entertain through sports, gest easier every day thanks to technology. Today, users can access [...]

Digicel goes for 4K in the Caribbean together with Huawei

The telecommunications operator of the Caribbean Digicel gave its first step towards transmissions in 4k. Using the technology provided by Huawei, it broadcasted in this quality from its headquarters located in Kingston, Jamaica. The main media in the region were invited to demonstration. Thanks to the power of our fiber network and hybrid TV platform, [...]