Category Archives: HD / 4K

YES partners with Harmonic to launch live UHD-HDR channel in Israel

Harmonic, announced that the tier 1 direct broadcast satellite TV provider of Israel, YES, is using Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform for its new live UHD channel. The world-class local system integrator of AVCOM was used to ensure a smooth deployment. Harmonic’s Electra system allows YES to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to over [...]

Ooredoo tv is now providing Rayyan channels in HD

Well known Qatari channels Al Rayyan HD and Al Rayyan Al have been announced by Ooredoo. Qadeem HD are now available in full HD on Ooredoo tv. Qatar Satellite Company, Ooredoo, has said in a press statement that they have made a deal with Al Rayyan Media and Marketing, and EshailSat to provide the channels [...]

Al Dafrah TV has opted for for HD experience

Al Dafrah TV has selected UAE telecom operator du to provide services upgraded from SD to HD for TV viewers in the MENA to enjoy an enhanced viewing experience.  Chief commercial officer, Fahad AlHassawi of du said, we have come to a resolution to support the future of television and we are bound to provide [...]

Med1- TV Channel on Arabsat

Med1-TV HD a news, current affairs and sport channel has joined Arabsats new DVB-S2 platform. The channel broadcast standard news, talk shows and documentaries in Morroco. It is highly rated and is among the top Pan-Arab stations in North Africa.  Hassan Khivar president and CEO of Med1 TV said, As we enter a new era [...]

SPI’S FightBox HD is coming to South Africa

SPI International launches a new channel in South Africa called FightBox HD in partnership with Discovery digital. As its name explains it very well the new channel will be all about fighting sports and martial arts such as MMA and kickboxing event from US and Europe. Discovery digital is offering the channel on its IPTV [...]

E’shailSat to broadcast in 4K in MENA

EshailSat, the satellite company of Qatar, is all in to boost its content portfolio in Ultra High Definition (UDH) for its broadcasting client. Showcasing Live transmission of UHD channel with the EshailSat satellite, the company uses technologies like HEVC encoding and DVB-S2X modulation. It also provides 4K UHD services for news and sports channels that [...]

Du to introduce DTH platform in HD with Eutelsat 7W

Du, the Integrated Telecommunications Company, is launching its new HD DTH platform in the Middle East and North Africa region.  The company will be using the DVB-S2 transponder which has been leased recently on Eutelsats 7W satellite. The new development has been optimized for the rapid growth of the regions markets. Fahad AlHassawi, chief commercial [...]

Ooredoo introduces first 4K/UHD channels with Harmonic in Middle East

Harmonic, the video delivery infrastructure has declared that Ooredoo, the worldwide telecommunications operator has introduced the first 4K TV channels in the Middle East region. The new channel is called the FunBox UHD and C4K360 and uses the latest ElectraTM video compression solution for the IP environments. Offering a combination of 24/7 programming, the new [...]

Arabsat and Globecast partners to introduce TRT World HD

Arabsat, the communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia is linking up with Globecast, the global solutions provider, to launch TRT World in high definition on Arabsats Badr-6 satellite at 26o E. Globecast will provide connectivity through its seamless fibre network and Paris NOC to enable the uplink of the TRT news platform (from Turkey) to [...]