Chile: Claro, Harmonic UHD demo channel
May 13, 2016
Claro Chile, a subsidiary of America Movil, the third largest telecommunications operator in the world and the largest in Latin America, and Harmonic, an expert in video delivery infrastructure, have announced that they will demonstrate end-to-end Ultra HD delivery via Claro Chile’s distribution network. Over the next few months, Claro Chile will showcase UHD images produced and delivered by Harmonic on Sony UHD TV sets. The UHD demo channel will be the first of its kind shown in the country, highlighting the growing momentum for UHD content.
“The global Ultra HD TV market is projected to reach 102.8 million units by 2020, according to the latest market research from Global Industry Analysts. Partnering together on this demo, Claro Chile and Harmonic will demonstrate that the Latin American market is ready for the remarkable viewing experience that can be achieved with Ultra HD,” said Alvaro Martin, vice president of sales for Latin America at Harmonic. “The demo will include footage from NASA TV UHD, the first consumer UHD channel in North America, and we are confident that it’s the most amazing video quality anyone has ever seen.”