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Roku: $40 4K player

Roku: $40 4K player

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku is expanding its streaming player lineup with the addition of two new devices – the new Roku Premiere and the new Roku Premiere+. The…

4K STB global installed base at 31m units in 2017

According to Dataxis research, the global installed base for 4K STBs grew to 31 million units at the end of 2017, compared to only 3 million units in 2015. Operators…

Liberty unveils Horizon 4

Liberty unveils Horizon 4

Liberty Global has unveiled its next-generation TV entertainment platform, ‘Horizon 4’, at the company’s annual Tech Summit in Amsterdam. The new Horizon 4 suite of products includes a superfast set-top…

Foxtel to show Bathurst in 4K

Foxtel to show Bathurst in 4K

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel will create Australian television history by broadcasting the nation’s iconic motor race, the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and Supercars in 4K ultra high definition. After intensive…

Nokia, France Télévisions 5G 8K showcase

Communications technologist Nokia and France Télévisions, the French National Public TV broadcaster, are to showcase the results of a proof-of-concept demonstration of what the pair say is the world’s first…

Freesat selects ARRIS to launch G3 STB

Freesat, the free-to-air digital satellite TV provider, will partner with ARRIS, a global player in networking technology, to produce Freesat’s new Generation 3 (G3) set-top box. The new box, to…

4K entertainment channel from Virgin

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media is launching what it says is the UK’s first dedicated ultra HD entertainment channel, which will start broadcasting from September 17th. The Virgin TV Ultra…

IMAX, DTS partner for IMAX Enhanced programme

IMAX, DTS partner for IMAX Enhanced programme

Entertainment technologist IMAX Corporation and audio specialist DTS have partnered for the next-generation of home entertainment with the launch of the IMAX Enhanced programme. The new certification and licensing programme…

DT 4K STB powered by Zenterio OS

DT 4K STB powered by Zenterio OS

Deutsche Telekom (DT), one of Germany’s largest telcos, has launched EntertainTV Sat, a new high-end 4K IPTV, OTT, and satellite STB powered by Zenterio OS. Relying on the future-proof, content-centric…

Demand for ‘super-large’ TVs to quadruple

Demand for ‘super-large’ TVs to quadruple

An analysis of data from market research company IHS says that demand for large TV displays is “burgeoning” and annual shipments of 60” and larger displays will quadruple over the…