Eutelsat, Vatican team up on first global Ultra HD broadcast

Thursday 10 December 2015 | 10:51 CET | News
Satellite operator Eutelsat partnered with the Vatican Television Centre, Sony, Globecast and DBW Communication to air the Holy Door opening ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica on 08 December in Ultra HD. The event, which marks the beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, was the first worldwide Ultra HD broadcast via satellite, said Eutelsat. The transmission used C-band resources on Eutelsat 8 West B for coverage of Europe, Africa and South America, Eutelsat 113/117 West for North and South America and Eutelsat 172A for Asia and Oceania. The Ultra HD images were also be available on a

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / Fransat / GlobeCast / Sony / TivuSat
Countries: Italy / World
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