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RTL Germany launches UHD channel

Wednesday 25 April 2018 | 15:44 CET | News
Germany's RTL Group has launched RTL UHD, a linear ultra-HD testing channel that will initially be aired by RTL's satellite distribution partner HD+ through the end of 2018. RTL Germany will air Formula 1 races as well as qualifying races for the current season live, in addition to programmes like the finale of 'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' on RTL UHD. 

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Companies: RTL
Countries: Germany
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