Category Archives: HD / 4K

SPIS FightBox HD is coming to South Africa

SPI International launches a new channel in South Africa called FightBox HD in partnership with Discovery digital. As its name explains it very well the new channel will be all about fighting sports and martial arts such as MMA and kickboxing event from US and Europe. Discovery digital is offering the channel on its IPTV [...]

Argentinas Cablevisión adds new HD channels

Argentina’s main pay TV operator, Cablevisión (Grupo Clarín), has added four new HD channels to its programing lineup, reaching a total base of 61 channels in this technology. They are available to all HD clients and also on Cablevision Flow multi-platform service. The channels are LN + (on channel 618), the pay TV network of [...]

MBC chooses Arabsat to carry their HD sports channels

MBC will now be broadcasting in MBC Pro Sports channels HD in the MENA region with the Arabsat satellite. Like Ethiosat in Ethiopia, the MBC has decided to rely on one satellite operator only to distribute its content. Sam Barnett CEO of the MBC group declared: Today we are proceeding with what we started back [...]

SKY Brasil adds nine HD channels

DTH operator SKY Brasil announced the launch of nine HD channels. Children’s channels Boomerang HD and Nick Jr. HD are now available to customers with HD plans throughout the country. In addition, seven other channels that are already available in standard definition are now included in the lineup in HD version. Boomerang HD (Turner) offers [...]

Claro Colombia adds Nick Jr. HD

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) – Americas announced that Claro Colombia, the country’s largest operator, has added Nick Jr. HD to its lineup. The announcement was made by Rita Herring, SVP of Content Distribution for VIMN- Americas. The network is available on channel 1210 of the HD package. Nick Jr. is dedicated to pre-school children, including [...]

Dish TV ups with 23 channels

Dish TV, the direct-to-home (DTH) service provider in India, has upped its number of channels in its portfolio by 23. This will make its total number of channels and services amounting to 615. Nine high-definition (HD) channels alongside 14 standard definition (SD) channels have been added. New HD channels now accounts to 68 and this [...]

EshailSat to broadcast in 4K in MENA

EshailSat, the satellite company of Qatar, is all in to boost its content portfolio in Ultra High Definition (UDH) for its broadcasting client. Showcasing Live transmission of UHD channel with the EshailSat satellite, the company uses technologies like HEVC encoding and DVB-S2X modulation. It also provides 4K UHD services for news and sports channels that [...]

Du to introduce DTH platform in HD with Eutelsat 7W

Du, the Integrated Telecommunications Company, is launching its new HD DTH platform in the Middle East and North Africa region.  The company will be using the DVB-S2 transponder which has been leased recently on Eutelsats 7W satellite. The new development has been optimized for the rapid growth of the regions markets. Fahad AlHassawi, chief commercial [...]

Saudi Telecom goes for live HD TV Broadcast Network

Saudi Telecom Company (STC), the Saudi-Arabia based telecommunications company, is partnering with Net Insight, the media transport and resource scheduling service provider. With the latters Saudi partner, Advanced Communication and Electronics Systems (ACES), Net Insight will provide modern broadcast media network. This will result in STC creating new and very efficient workflows with the broadcast [...]