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Layer3 launches Smithsonian Channel 4K VoD

Layer3 launches Smithsonian Channel 4K VoD

After officially launching documentary-focused Smithsonian Channel in October 2017, cable network operator Layer3 TV is now the first MVPD (Multichannel video programming distributor) to carry the channel’s full 4K On…

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

The UHD device market continues to excel with media streamers, set-top boxes, games consoles and UHD TVs all demonstrating significant growth, according to analyst firm Futuresource Consulting. The quantity of…

Netflix 4K on Comcast Xfinity X1

Just in time for Season 2 of Stranger Things, US cable MSO Comcast has confirmed the availability of Netflix 4K programming on its Xfinity X1 platform. Xfinity customers on 4K-capable X1 devices…

FIFA confirms UHD HDR World Cup

FIFA confirms UHD HDR World Cup

Football’s governing body FIFA has confirmed that the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will see all matches produced in UHD/HDR, with VR and 360° VoD part of the overall production…

Netflix Q3 beats subs forecasts

Netflix Q3 beats subs forecasts

Netflix added a Q3-record 5.3 million memberships globally (up 49 per cent year-over-year) as it continued to benefit from strong appetite for its original series and films, as well as…

Sky Germany and Italy UHD next year

Gary Davey, MD Content Europe for Sky, told delegates attending his keynote speech in the Sony UHD Theatre at MIPCOM that Ultra HD has been a big success in the UK,…

BBC premieres Blue Planet II in UHD

BBC premieres Blue Planet II in UHD

BBC Worldwide has premiered the Corporation’s Natural History Unit’s latest landmark series Blue Planet II at MIPCOM in Cannes, and in Ultra HD. Julian Hector, Head of the Natural History Unit,…

Analyst: World is tuning into 4K

Paul Gray, principal analyst at IHS Technology, says the adoption of 4K displays is making considerable progress. Speaking at the MIPCOM UHD event in Cannes October 16th, Gray said that…

“Here come the UHD channels”

“Here come the UHD channels”

The MIPCOM UHD showcase in Cannes opened October 16th with a strong update from Eutelsat on the growing health of the Ultra-HD market. Claudia Vaccarone, Eutelsat’s director/Global Market Research, said…

NHK promises “world’s first” 8K channel

Executives from Japanese public broadcaster NHK told delegates at the MIPCOM UHD event in Cannes on October 16th that it was making a variety of programming in 8K ‘Super Hi-Vision’…

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