Tag Archives: 4K

Netflix came to terms with Pol-ka to broadcast its third Argentinian serie

Netflix announced the launching of ‘Puerta 7’, its third original Argentinian serie. It will be produced by Pol-ka (Artear), and will be available globally in 2019. The serie will feature 8 one hour episodes, totally filmed in 4K. It will be part of other productions filmed in Argentina, such as ‘Club de cuervos’, ‘La casa [...]

Net unveils 4K packages and new Wi-Fi devices

Brazilian operator Net (América Móvil) has launched two packages with 4K UHD content. With this new initiative, Nets programming in this technology reached 290 titles. In addition, the company announced new solutions to expand the Wi-Fi network in the home. 4K packages are available in Mix HD and Top HD versions, with prices starting at [...]

DirecTV sees growth in digital users during FIFA World Cup

DirecTV released data of its recent coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, which was available for more than 8 million subscribers in Latin America. The company said that more than 1.6 million unique users accessed the content of the event through its TV Everywhere platforms, up 70% compared with the 2014 World Cup [...]

SES in talks to offer 4K channels in Brazil

Global satellite operator SES is in negotiations to offer 4K channels in Brazil with content from the United States and Europe, according to Jurandir Pitsch, the companys VP of Sales & Market Development for Latin America and Caribbean. The executive said they are not Premium channels or options like “Disney or Discovery”, instead, they are [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]