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Report: US consumer tech sales to top $400bn

The growing popularity of streaming services, AI-enabled emerging devices and in-vehicle technology will help drive the US consumer tech industry to a record-breaking $401 billion (€358bn) in retail revenues in…

NEC 8K over 5G trial success

NEC 8K over 5G trial success

IT and network technology specialist NEC Corporation has confirmed the successful transmission of live 8K video using 5G at the recent French Grand Slam tennis tournament at Roland-Garros. This demonstration was…

Globecast delivers Africa Cup of Nations in 4K

Globecast delivers Africa Cup of Nations in 4K

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, is extending its relationship with the organisers and rights holders of the Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, bringing the 2019 event…

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.…

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)…

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…

TF1 offers Women’s World Cup in 4K

French channel TF1 4K will offer the entire FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament in ultra-HD via Eutelsat platform Fransat. The coverage will begin on June 7th with the opening match…

Fransat drops Roland-Garros 4K HDR

Fransat drops Roland-Garros 4K HDR

Eultesat’s DTH offering Fransat is stopping Roland-Garros 4K HDR transmissions and will broadcast the end of the French tennis open in the 4K SDR standard. The company, which has been…