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Italy's RAI, Eutelsat to air first 4K drama series

Tuesday 11 October 2016 | 10:24 CET | News
Italian public broadcaster Rai has announced that the forthcoming drama series 'I Medici: Masters of Florence' will be the first to air in the 4K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) format. The eight-part series starring Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden will debut on Rai Uno on 18 October, with the UHD version shown at the same time on the Rai 4K channel available on Tivusat, the free-to-view satellite platform distributed from Eutelsat's Hot Bird video neighbourhood. The transmission has also involved technology partners MThree and DBW Communication, said Rai.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat / RAI / TivuSat
Countries: Italy
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