Advanced Television


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

5G UHD-HDR broadcast success for UHD Spain

UHD Spain, a trade association dedicated to advancing the future of broadcasting technologies, has achieved a milestone in 5G UHD-HDR quality broadcasting in partnership with TVU Networks, a cloud-based workflow solutions for live content production and distribution, and Radio 3 (RTVE). The collaboration demonstrated the potential of easily integrating professional REMI production into any media […]

November 22, 2023

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

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

AWS announces MediaConnect support

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that AWS Elemental Link UHD now supports AWS Elemental MediaConnect. Combining Link UHD with MediaConnect is a simple and cost-effective way to create live video workflows in the cloud, saving time and resources compared to traditional on-premises, satellite, or fibre infrastructure. Customers have more flexibility in how they process live video […]

September 12, 2023

RTVE launches second UHD channel

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has launched TVE UHD 2, its second UHD TV channel, following the launch of TVE UHD earlier this year. TVE UHD 2 is broadcasting all content from sports channel Teledeporte while TVE UHD is offering La 1. Viewers must have a 4K TV set equipped with a DVB-T2 STB using a […]

August 9, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

RTVE UHD set for Feb 2024 launch

The Board of Directors of Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has unanimously approved a proposal to start regular broadcasts in Ultra High Definition (UHD-4K) beginning on February 15th, 2024. With this agreement, RTVE says it is at the forefront of broadcasting in UHD-4K in open DTT, accessible by the entire population for free and on a […]

July 24, 2023By Colin Mann

France consults on UHD DTT services

French audiovisual services and digital regulator Arcom has been contacted by the Government to grant public service broadcaster France Télévisions a right to use frequencies to allow the broadcasting of France 2 and France 3 in ultra-high definition, over a large part of mainland France and nine overseas territories, from 2024. Other broadcasters have also […]

July 24, 2023By Colin Mann

NEP delivers more Wimbledon in UHD-HDR

NEP UK and Ireland, a provider of broadcast solutions and part of the NEP Group worldwide network, has announced that, through its continued partnership with Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS), The Championships, Wimbledon 2023 will feature more Ultra-High-Definition and High Dynamic Range (UHD-HDR) broadcast delivery options than ever before. Utilising NEP’s IP technology, broadcast rights holders […]

July 4, 2023

BBC iPlayer: King’s Coronation in UHD, surround sound

The BBC is preparing for a major weekend of live broadcasts to bring viewers across the nation – and internationally – full coverage of the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort on May 6th and the Coronation Concert on May 7th. Kate Phillips, BBC Director of Unscripted, commented: “We […]

May 5, 2023