Ferdinand Kayser

MTG to launch first Nordic UHD net

Modern Times Group is to launch the first Ultra HD channel in the Nordic market. Viasat Ultra HD will be a premium sports offering that will launch in time for the autumn sports season, according to the group. MTG has teamed up with satellite operator SES and electronics giant Samsung to launch the channel, which […]

‘1,000 UHD nets by 2025’

Satellite operator SES believes there will be over 1,000 Ultra HD channels by 2025, and that UHD TV sales will grow rapidly as prices fall. The company calculates that there are currently over 1,200 UHD movies and shows available with a further 200 expected by the end of this year. The 2025 total is expected […]

TERN to launch new Ultra HD channel

Netherlands-based TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) will launch a new free-to-air channel next month in both HD and Ultra HD quality. TERN will make the channel exclusively available via satellite in Europe, having contracted capacity from satellite operator SES as part of a long-term agreement. “Our ambition is to broadcast premium programming in an immersive […]