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Telefonica testing Olympics 4K channel in Spain

Thursday 8 July 2021 | 08:52 CET | News
Telefonica has begun virtual STB tests of a new 4K channel that could be launched in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to start in under two weeks, reports ADSL Zone. The channel will be made available to Movistar Fusion customers with the operator's 4K STB, with those without the premium STB having to make do with an HD version, said the report, adding that Movistar said the tests are being carried out with Eurosport, suggesting that the channel in question will carry the Eurosport 4K feed.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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