Tag Archives: UHD

Intelsat and Encompass deliver NASA TV UHD channel to Latin America

Intelsat announced it has partnered with Encompass Digital Media to deliver NASA TV in Latin America. This way, NASA TV became the first linear Ultra High Definition (UHD) channel available on Intelsats system for Latin American pay TV operators. NASA TV provides coverage of NASA missions, launches, news conferences and special events. The UHD channel [...]

SPI signs distribution deal with Eutelsat

SPI International/FilmBox Channels Group announced that it has signed a multi-year multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas to distribute ten HD channels and one Ultra HD channel to homes across the Americas. Starting on March 1, SPI International will leverage two Eutelsat satellites to take its channels to a broad audience across the region. Eutelsat 113 [...]

UHD raises the bar for pay TV security

Verimatrix highlighted the importance of watermarking technology in the protection of UHD content. Ever since MovieLabs advanced the use of forensic watermarking as a part of the protection regime for UHD content services, it has been clear to industry watchers and analysts that the idea would over time gain universal support across the industry, Steve [...]

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 [...]

Arris to develop new STBs for Telefónica

Telefónica has selected Arris to develop a comprehensive range of new set-top boxes. The new portfolio, named “Proteus”, will begin live roll-out in 2017 and will support HD and UHD video services in Latin America and Europe.   The project takes Arris’s and Telefónica’s strategic partnership to a new level – building on past collaborations [...]

Globo from Brazil will hold the first public UHD 8K live broadcast during the Olympic Games

  TV network Globo from Brazil, together with the Japanese state media company NHK, announced through a press release that they will make the first live public transmission of video in Ultra High Definition (UHD) 8K during the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games.   In the facilities of the Museum of Tomorrow, located in [...]

DirecTV launched three UHD-4K channels

  US DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T) has launched three 4K TV linear channels with Ultra High-Definition (UHD), informed local website TVpredictions.com. The signals will be available as of this week but only in the United States at first.   DirecTV had announced it would launch only a temporary channel in 4K to cover the Masters [...]

Sony will launch Ultra, its new OTT for 4K content

  Multinational technology company Sony announced in a press release on April 4th it will launch in the US its new OTT Ultra, an online video platform for contents in Ultra High-Definition (UDH). When the service will be available in Latin America is unknown.   The new OTT will be available exclusively for Sony Ultra [...]