Category Archives: HD / 4K

GoQuest Media licenses ‘Celebrated’ to SABC in South Africa

GoQuest Media has licensed Hollywood biographical series Celebrated to South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in South Africa. GoQuest Media is an India-based content sales agency that distributes content of various genres to several television channels and digital companies in the world. This is a stepping stone for us towards our global ambition of establishing ourselves [...]

VTR from Chile seeks to be leader in HD channels by adding 12 new and reaching a total of 62

Telecommunications company VTR (Liberty Global) from Chile launched 12 new channels in HD and, with a total of 62, comes near in the supply of this type of TV programming to Movistar (Telefonica), which has a total of 70 High Definition channels in that country. The signals incorporated into their grid are Nick Jr. HD, [...]

DU to offer 4K content in the UAE

The United Arabs Emirates telecom provider DU will soon start broadcasting 4K content to its subscribers in the United Arabs Emirates. DU revealed that it has already tied up with several studios and that all the required facilities are in place for the content upgrades. The service is expected to start by the end of [...]

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DU offrira des contenu 4K aux Émirats Arabes Unis

Le fournisseur de télécommunications des Emirats Arabes Unis, DU, va bientôt commencer à diffuser des contenus en 4K à ses abonnés aux Emirats Arabes Unis. DU a révélé qu’ils avaient déjà scellé des accords avec plusieurs studios et que tous les équipements nécessaires étaient en place pour les mises à jour du contenu. Le service [...]

SkyVision introduces two broadcast platforms to deliver SD/HD content in Africa

SkyVision Global Networks Ltd, a global satellite communications service provider announced a partnership with ABS, one of the fastest growing global satellite operators in the world, to launch two new video platforms on ABS-3A. This will provide quality DVB-S and DVB-S2 content, including HD, via satellite across Sub-Saharan Africa, including French speaking Africa and South [...]

In Benin, Golfe TV Africa selects Eutelsat for its HD transition

Beninese private news channel, Golfe TV AFRICA opts for Eutelsat Communications to support its transition to high definition broadcasting. Golfe TV AFRICA has taken a three-year capacity lease on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite to broadcast Sub-Saharan Africas first free-to-air High Definition channel that has started on the 1st October. Golfe TV AFRICA is operated by [...]

Dubai Media upgrades with Harmonic media servers

Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) has selected new Spectrum media servers from Harmonic for an upgrade of the companys main broadcast facility in Dubai. The new media servers will support ingest and provide flexible SD/HD playout for 14 on-air channels. The new Spectrum systems provide Spectrum MediaDirector media server controllers, Spectrum MediaStore storage arrays, Spectrum MediaPort [...]

Eutelsat’s new satellite to expand HD channels availability in MENA

Television viewers in Middle-East and North Africa will be able to access more high definition channels as Eutelsat Communications plans a new satellite launch. EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite will provide additional capacity for HD channels and services targeted at the MENA region. The new satellite will be launched on 18 August. It will carry [...]

Azam Media plans to launch HD channel

East African DTH provider, Azam Media, plans to launch its first HD channel in July this year. The company aims to have up to four HD channels by the end of the year. Azam Media also plans to tag up with a local broadband operator for alternative delivery mechanisms of television content. The company has [...]