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Report: Coronavirus may force TV makers to cut panel demand

Report: Coronavirus may force TV makers to cut panel demand

Television makers that had been planning to significantly boost their display panel purchasing in the second quarter now may be forced to curb their ambitions as concerns rise over a…

OLED is winning for LG Display

OLED is winning for LG Display

Data from Maeil Business Korea says that LG Display’s global market share of OLED panel output has topped 10 per cent for the first time. This is a first time…

Foxtel expands UHD services with Harmonic

Harmonic has announced that Foxtel, a subscription-TV provider in Australia, has deployed Harmonic’s software-based Electra XOS live video processor to increase efficiencies in its Ultra HD service offering. Utilising the…

NHK to cover Olympics in 8K

NHK to cover Olympics in 8K

Japan’s public broadcaster NHK says it will provide widespread coverage of the Tokyo Olympic Games and the Paralympics in 8K. The Olympic Games broadcasts in 8K will cover seven events,…

Malaysia’s Astro boosts 4K content

Astro has reached a new milestone with Malaysia’s first local live production and popular awards show, Anugerah MeleTOP ERA 2020 (AME 2020) produced in 4K. In its seventh year, AME2020…

BT claims UK 8K sports broadcast first

BT claims UK 8K sports broadcast first

BT Sport and Samsung have screened the UK’s first public live 8K sports broadcast, with a screening of the UEFA Europa League match between Arsenal and Olympiacos (round of 32).…

Insight TV commissions 8K doc

Insight TV, the 4K HDR broadcaster, content creator and format seller, has announced the commission of a new documentary filmed entirely in 8K UHD HDR. Sandboarding on Dragon Hill premieres…

TiVo CEO: “Lines blurred between content producers & distributors”

TiVo CEO: “Lines blurred between content producers & distributors”

TiVo CEO Dave Shull, speaking to analysts on the company’s year-end results, said the next five-to-10 years will see choices for consumers continue to simultaneously expand and fragment. “This expansion…

Insight TV expands footprint in Poland

Insight TV, the leading 4K HDR broadcaster and content creator, has announced its latest launch on Polish cable platforms East & West, City Net and Gawex. This announcement follows a…

Spain: Movistar adds Apple TV+, boosts UHD

Movistar Plus is upgrading its pay-TV platform adding new functionalities including a voice-controlled remote and double-screen option to watch two different channels at the simultaneously. It is also adding new…

Spain: UHD Association looks at 8K and HFR

A group of Spanish broadcasters and programme makers have joined to form ‘UHD Spain’ and with a focus on 4K as well as future iterations including 8K, Higher Frame Rates…

Insight TV Europe & Middle East deal with Eutelsat

Insight TV Europe & Middle East deal with Eutelsat

Insight TV, the 4K HDR broadcaster, will now offer its UHD feed Europe-wide aboard Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD satellite located at 13° East. This additional broadcasting format enables distributors full access to…

Swisscom TV extends Netflix partnership

Swisscom TV extends Netflix partnership

Multiplay telco Swisscom says it is continuing to break down the barriers between television and streaming with the introduction, from January 27th, of  ‘Swisscom TV X’, which it claims will…

Japan will “rotate” Tokyo Olympics TV coverage

Japan will “rotate” Tokyo Olympics TV coverage

Japanese broadcasters will take it in tuns to cover this summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games events. Five major TV networks, additional to full time transmissions from Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, will…

LG targets 6m OLED shipments

South Korea’s LG Display says it expects to ship 6 million of its OLED TV screens this year, double the quantity of 2019. Speaking at CES the LG divisional CEO…