Tag Archives: 4K

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 [...]

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 [...]