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Viasat offers Ultra HD channel via IPTV with HomeNet

Tuesday 21 February 2017 | 14:33 CET | News
Modern Times Group (MTG) unit Viasat Norway said it is the first television service distributor to broadcast in 4K quality via IPTV, in cooperation with Broadnet's residential fibre provider HomeNet. Together, they will offer Homenet customers the opportunity to watch Viasat Ultra HD, with images at 3,840 by 2,160 pixels.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Broadnet / Modern Times Group / ViaSat
Countries: Norway
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