Category Archives: HD / 4K

ESPN airs first live sporting event in 4K

ESPN became the first sports broadcaster to air a live sporting event in 4K in Latin America with the UEFA Champions League semi final between Liverpool and Roma, the company announced is a press release. The game, played on Tuesday, April 24, was available on DirecTV (channel 4000) in Argentina and Peru. The final of [...]

Antel to stream World Cup matches in 4K

Vera+, the online channel of the Uruguayan telecommunications company Antel, will offer the 64 matches of the soccer World Cup in Russia in HD and 4K HDR through its renewed mobile app. The company said that the app will offer users notifications of games, statistics, highlights and news, as well as the possibility to choose [...]

Oi to offer 4K on DTH service

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi plans to launch a 4k-compatible set-top box (STB) for the soccer World Cup, to be played next June. The operator will use the capacity of the SES-6 satellite to provide the technology, reported TelaViva. Ermindo Cecchetto, Ois director of residential products, said they are in discussions with TV networks to see [...]

Oi ofrecerá 4K a través de su DTH

La empresa brasileña de telecomunicaciones Oi tiene previsto lanzar un nuevo set-top box (STB) compatible con 4K para el mundial de fútbol, en junio próximo. Para esto, el operador utilizará la capacidad que tiene disponible en el satélite SES-6, según informó TelaViva. El director de productos residenciales de Oi, Ermindo Cecchetto, aseguró que están en [...]

SES impulsa el despliegue de Ultra HD en Latinoamérica

La operadora satelital SES anunció el lanzamiento de su plataforma Ultra HD en Latinoamérica con el objetivo de acelerar la implementación comercial del 4K entre los operadores de TV paga de la región. La nueva solución ofrecerá inicialmente cuatro canales en Ultra HD, entre ellos Nasa TV UHD, producido por Harmonic, así como el canal [...]

DirecTV adds Europa Europa HD in Latin America

AMC Networks International – Latin America announced the launch of Europa Europa HD in DirecTV’s lineup in Latin America. As a result of the deal, the high definition channel is now available in DirecTV’s operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and the Caribbean. Europa Europa HD includes successful series and contemporary films from [...]

Cablevisión adds two new HD channels

Argentina’s largest pay TV operator, Cablevisión, announced the addition of E! Entertaiment and Telemundo to its HD lineup. This way, the operator’s high definition platform now offers more than 70 channels. The operator said that the two new HD channels are available from March 27 for Cablevisión HD customers and on Flow multi-screen service, which [...]