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Telefonica begins 4K broadcast trials

Wednesday 4 November 2015 | 09:12 CET | News
Telefonica has begun trialling 4K transmissions on its Movistar+ IPTV platform in Spain, reports website Mundo Plus. For the past week the company has been broadcasting using a 30 Mbps bitrate under the HEVC (High Efficency Video Coding) codec on the Canal+ Liga and Canal Moto GP channels. The Ultra HD transmissions of La Liga football games and Moto GP races have been given the name 'Pruebas UHDTV' (UHDTV Tests), with the trials coming just a couple of weeks after Netflix launched its video streaming service in Spain with an Ultra HD 4K option.

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