Harmonic, a specialist in video delivery infrastructure, has announced that Ooredoo, an international telecommunications operator headquartered in Doha, has launched the first 4K TV channels in the Middle East using a next-generation Electra video compression solution for all-IP environments. Ooredoo’s new multiscreen channels — called FunBox UHD and C4K360 — offer a combination of 24/7 programming, including live TV, time-shift TV and VoD content.
“The FunBox UHD channel is available today for all subscribers of Ooredoo tv,” said Fatima Sultan Al Kuwari, community and public relations director, Ooredoo Qatar. “This launch is part of our push to offer leading international and local content to our customers. Harmonic enables us to deliver best-in-class video quality so subscribers can enjoy more breathtaking visual content, detail, contrast dynamics and extended colours than ever before.”