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Research: 4K boosts TV shipments to 8-year high

Research: 4K boosts TV shipments to 8-year high

Worldwide TV shipments are riding high, ending 2018 with the strongest growth rate this decade, with value up by 6 per cent, according to a market report from Futuresource Consulting.…

Spain to launch UHD forum

Following the examples of the UK, Germany, France and Italy, Spain is launching a national forum for UHD to help develop the market. Boosted by Group Medina Media, the UHD…

Virgin offers Wimbledon in 4K with HDR

Virgin offers Wimbledon in 4K with HDR

Virgin Media’s TV customers will be able to watch all of the big matches on Centre Court at Wimbledon in 4K with HDR. The competition, which starts today (July 1st)…

China cracks 8K over 5G wireless

China Central TV (CCTV) has transmitted an 8K Ultra HD television signal over 5G wireless. The CCTV signal was sent from the broadcaster’s studios in Beijing to delegates at the…

Research: 233m 4K TVs to ship in 2024

Research: 233m 4K TVs to ship in 2024

As worldwide TV household penetration is quite saturated, the flat panel TV market has been driven by consumer adoption of TVs with higher resolution, larger screen size, and connected and…

Virgin Media airs UHD drama The Rook

Virgin Media airs UHD drama The Rook

Virgin Media’s latest TV drama The Rook will premiere exclusively on Virgin TV Ultra HD from July 1st. The Lionsgate/Starz original series, produced in association with Virgin Media, is a…

EE Home Broadband adds Apple TV 4K, BT Sport

EE Home Broadband adds Apple TV 4K, BT Sport

UK multiplay operator EE has unveiled a new range of EE Home Broadband plans that include Apple TV 4K and access to BT Sport. With Apple TV 4K, customers can…

Mass market 8K inevitable

The recent 8K Display Summit in New York saw speaker after speaker explain why they thought 8K displays would break through into the mass market, and not just for viewers…

BBC announces all-HD Wimbledon

BBC announces all-HD Wimbledon

The BBC is providing coverage of all 18 courts in HD live for the first time ever at Wimbledon for 2019. In addition, BBC Sport’s digital service at Wimbledon will…

Measat adds Travelxp 4K

Mumbai-based Travelxp 4K continues its dramatic expansion across the world, and Malaysia’s Measat is the latest platform to add the Ultra HD channel to its portfolio. The international travel channel…

Harmonic enables Guangdong premium UHD

Video delivery technology specialist Harmonic has confirmed that Guangdong Radio and Television (GRT) is the first province-level broadcaster in China to deploy UHD channels, thanks to a playout solution from…

ITV UHD “in the next couple of years”

ITV UHD “in the next couple of years”

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has said that UHD is high on their agenda. Tom Griffiths, ITV’s Director of Broadcast & Distribution Technology, explained to delegates at the SES UHD Conference…

The Farm: “Commitment to UHD is widespread”

The Farm: “Commitment to UHD is widespread”

Major post-production and TV facilities house The Farm says that the shift to Ultra-HD in production, especially drama, is near-total. “It is safe to say that at least 75 per…

GfK: “UHD sales up, but value down”

GfK: “UHD sales up, but value down”

Nick Simon, GfK’s account director for Consumer Electronics, told delegates to the SES Ultra HD Conference in London, June 13th, that there was positive sales news in most countries in…

LG unveils 1ms IPS gaming monitor

At this year’s E3 gaming expo, LG Electronics has unveiled the new LG UltraGear Nano IPS NVIDIA G-SYNC gaming monitor – which it says is the world’s first 1 millisecond…