Advanced Television


Brazil to roll out new digital TV standard in 2025

Brazil is launching a new TV standard called TV 3.0 in 2025. This technology, according to the government, will revolutionise the way people watch TV by integrating it with the internet. Viewers will use apps to navigate channels, replacing the traditional number system on remote controls. This will allow channels to offer additional on-demand content, […]

April 4, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Jan 23 launch for France 2 UHD

Ahead of the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, PSB group France Télévisions has announced the January 23rd launch of first 4K full-time channel, France 2 UHD. It will be followed on July 10th by France 3 UHD, a part-time channel dedicated to special events. The two UHD signals, which are set to present […]

January 23, 2024From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Report: HEVC poised for significant growth

HEVC is a codec of choice in the streaming industry, according to a report commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm Futuresource. The report, Spotlight on HEVC: The Codec of Choice for the Video Streaming Industry, looks at HEVC’s development, how it enables higher quality video […]

December 7, 2023

Fautier: “UHD still an industry in formation”

Thierry Fautier, previously in a senior VP position with Harmonic and now MD at Your Media Transformation, has blogged one of his ‘long form insights’ about the recent UHD Forum and Summit in Malaga, Spain. Fautier says that the UHD event in Malaga is partly responsible for Spain’s enthusiasm for UHD. “Spain was the first […]

November 27, 2023By Chris Forrester

France Télévisions chooses Eutelsat for UHD

Eutelsat, already one of the two defacto suppliers of French television signals, has been selected to transmit UHD signals for France Télévisions. Eutelsat has been a strong supporter of 4K transmissions and has consistently backed UHD development for programme production and transmission. Canal Plus and its multi-channel offering, uses signals from rival satellite operator SES. […]

November 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

8K in focus at UHD Summit

The annual 4K UHD Summit in Malaga, Spain (November 13th-16th) says that 8K is still very much on the agenda of its participants. In particular Olivier Chiabodo, CEO at travel and conservation broadcast specialists The Explorers, and a speaker at the event, says that he expects China to have created an 8K high-resolution camera next […]

November 7, 2023By Chris Forrester

Paris 2024 4K broadcast on France 3

French PSB group France Télévisions is to broadcast the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games in UHD 4K on FTA DTT channel France 3, but only France 2 will continue offering 4K content thereafter. The agreement granted by regulatory body Arcom follows regular trials conducted by France Télévisions during recent Roland-Garros Tennis Opens. Tests in […]

October 27, 2023From Pascale-Paoli Lebailly in Paris

Insight TV joins UHD World Association

Insight TV, the millennial-focused channel operator, has announced its official membership in the UHD World Association (UWA), marking a milestone in the company’s commitment to advancing the world of ultra-high-definition (UHD) entertainment. The UHD World Association is renowned for its commitment to advancing UHD technology and promoting the highest quality standards in the industry. Rian […]

October 13, 2023

Research: Prime Day connected device sales keep growing

Network services and consumer experience specialist Plume has issued its latest Plume IQ report, which analyses consumer purchasing behaviour during Prime Day, one of the premier online shopping events for electronics, especially connected devices like streaming gadgets, tablets, e-readers, cameras and smart doorbells. Comparing 2022 to 2023, the data shows that while the US continues […]

September 6, 2023

Ideal Systems delivers 4K NDI studio for PropNex

Ideal Systems has designed, built and delivered brand new 4K, NDI based, corporate production studios with live streaming capabilities for PropNex Limited, Singapore’s largest public listed homegrown real estate agency. The new cutting-edge production facilities are located at PropNex’s head office in Singapore HDB HUB. At over 1,700 SqFt, the extensive studios contain a fully […]

August 29, 2023