Advanced Television


Next-gen Apple TV 4K unveiled

Apple has revealed the next generation of Apple TV 4K, suggesting it is more powerful and entertaining than ever, offering impressive cinematic quality. Driven by the A15 Bionic chip that delivers faster performance and more fluid gameplay, the new Apple TV 4K features entertainment options for everyone to enjoy on the biggest screen in the […]

October 19, 2022

Report: UHD market remains buoyant

Researchers at Technavio suggest that the market for UHD displays will increase by some $313 billion (€321m) and at a CAGR of 22.35 per cent during the period 2022-2026. The report suggests that the APAC region will contribute 50 per cent of that growth. This global growth for UHD displays will expand 21.9 per cent […]

October 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Advanced TV shipments to grow 17% CAGR

A report from Display Supply Chain (DSCC) predicts that shipments of advanced televisions will grow at a CAGR of 17 per cent in the period to 2026. Advanced TVs, as far as DSCC is concerned, include WOLED, QD-OLEDs, QDEF, MicroLEDs and MiniLEDs units with 4K and 8K resolutions. That suggested growth curve will mean 34.6 […]

October 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

Disney+ relaunches on PS5

PlayStation 5 users can download Disney+ natively on theur consoles. With the relaunch, users can now stream movies, TV shows, Originals, and morefrom the DIsney+ library in 4K High-Dynamic Range video quality. “A key part of our global expansion strategy is to meet consumers wherever they are, which is why we’re excited to enhance Disney+ […]

October 4, 2022

90+ new HD channels for TalkTalk 4K TV

Customers of UK multiplay telco TalkTalk TV will now be able to access over 90 new HD channels for free through the TalkTalk TV 4K Box powered by Netgem TV – meaning customers can now access up to 210 channels, for less than £5 (€5.58) a month. The new channels have been automatically added to […]

September 29, 2022

LG lowers OLED expectations

Reports out of South Korea say that LG Display (LGD) is lowering its expectations for its OLED panel shipments for this calendar year. LGD is reported to have reduced its expected shipments to 7.8 million OLED panels for 2022. Next year should see unit sales increase. Part of the output reduction is because Samsung – […]

September 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

DStv launching 4K channels for World Cup

MultiChoice’s DStv says it will add a pair of 4K channels in readiness for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The tournament kicks off on November 20th. Nyiko Shiburi, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, speaking at the company’s annual media event in Johannesburg, said that a significant amount of technical work had been done […]

September 26, 2022By Chris Forrester

8K facing regulatory issues in Europe

A report from the 8K Association (8KA) says that unless something changes before March 2023 then the sale of 8K televisions in Europe could be in trouble. If there’s no change, says the 8KA then 8K televisions will be – in effect – banned. The problem is that 8K units use more electrical power and […]

September 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Research: EPL fans choosing armchair support

With the new Premier League season now in full swing, research from Samsung Electronics UK has revealed the increasing difficulty that Premier League fans are facing when wanting to follow their team live in the stadium for this season, especially as teams raise the cost of tickets for their most loyal fans. Twenty-eight per cent […]

September 6, 2022

France: INULTRA launches on Freebox 4K

Insight TV, the global millennial-focused channel operator and content producer, has partnered with French telco, Free, who will be the first provider in Europe to launch INULTRA, Insight TV’s flagship UHD HDR channel, since its rebrand. Viewers to Free in France can now access Millennial and Gen-Z lifestyle content from Insight TV, and will be […]

September 6, 2022