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Movistar+ to air Real Madrid-Barcelona game in 4K

Thursday 19 November 2015 | 10:46 CET | News
Telefonica has announced that it will broadcast the game between Real Madrid and Barcelona on 21 November in 4K on its Movistar+ IPTV platform in what will be Spain's first ever live 4K stream. The operator begun trialling 4K Ultra HD (UHD) transmissions last month using a 30 Mbps bitrate under the HEVC (High Efficency Video Coding) codec on the Canal+ Liga and Canal Moto GP channels. The operator's move comes just a month after Netflix launched its video streaming service in Spain with an Ultra HD 4K option. However, the 4K stream will only be available to Movistar+ fibre customers with a

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Canal+ / Netflix / Samsung / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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