Tricolor TV launches Ultra-HD TV channel package
December 3, 2015
Tricolor TV has started to broadcast the Ultra HD package, which included two new ultra high-definition TV channels: TRICOLOR ULTRA HD and INSIGHT UHD. Subscribers of Tricolor TV will get the access to movies and documentaries, as well as sports and entertainment programmes broadcasted in 4K at no extra charge.
The channels of the package are broadcasted at 3840×2160 resolution with the image transmission rate of 50 frames a second. For comparison: SD TV channel resolution is 720×576, and HD TV channel resolution is 1920×1080. The HEVC/H.265 coding standard is used for compression of digital video.
Alexey Kholodov, Chief Communication Officer, Tricolor TV, commented: “We have coincidentally launched 4K TV channels in November 2015, in the days of celebration of the 10th anniversary of the company. The start of full-size HDTV broadcasting is a beginning of a new decade of activities of Tricolor TV and a new age of the Russian digital TV market.