Tag Archives: 4K

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, [...]

Amazonas 5 satellite gets ready to expand 4K offer in Latin America

HIspasat announced that The Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the International Launch Services (ILS) launch site in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, where  the last series of test will be run before its launch, scheduled for September. The satellite will provide DTH services over Central and South America. In addition, it will enable broadcasting 500 new TV [...]

Facebook adds 4K support to 360-degree videos

Facebook announced in a blog post that it has upgraded its Facebook Live platform with new support for 4K resolution for Live 360 streams. According to the company, for the first time viewers will soon be able to enjoy Live 360 videos streamed at 4K in VR. Live 360 broadcasts will available to watch in [...]

The future of 4K, discussed at NexTV Series South America

During the recent edition of NexTV Series South America, the conference organized by Dataxis, the CTOs of leading companies discussed the future of 4K in the region. Mario de Oliveira, CTO of Uruguays Nuevo Siglo, said that they are “monitoring” the technology, but they need to “consider a balance between available content and the price [...]

Technology leaders to analyze the future of TV at NexTV Series Colombia & Andean

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2016 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Bogota, top technology executives to discuss new trends in the TV market. As the video demand increases, new technologies such as 4K, UHD and virtual and augmented reality appear in Latin America. However, the content offer is still [...]

Mexico five years away from 4K mainstream adoption

During NexTV Series Mexico & Central America 2016, pay TV operators and content providers agreed that 4K technology is still four or five years away from mainstream adoption.   Carlos Miranda, CTO of Dish, said that 4K is “technically possible” but is still in its early stages in terms of distribution, content creation and devices [...]

Intelsat demonstrates 4K transmission at less than 6 MHz

During SET Expo 2016, the satellite operator Intelsat made a demonstration of a satellite 4K transmission using 5.8 MHz in Ku band, TelaViva website reported.   The 4K transmission at 60 frames per second requires 20 Mbps, thanks to HEVC encoding. In the event, the Managing Sales Director of the company, Marcio Brazil, said that this [...]