UHD SPRING 2018 UHD Special Spring 2018 - Page 10

R Vivicast boost for 4K HDR eflecting the continuing expansion of 4K television in the US, global 4K distribution specialist Vivicast Media has licensed its high-profile 4K and HDR networks to four cable operators, including KPU TV Cable in Ketchikan, Alaska, Margaretville Telephone Company (MTC), New York State, Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee and to newly-launched digital subscription platform Wherever TV. Leading the Vivicast Media 4K HDR channel line-up is Travelxp 4K HDR, the network that serves as the world’s first and only travel programming destination broadcasting in 4K high dynamic range (HDR). Joining Travelxp 4K HDR for the three systems are Vivicast-distributed 4K networks: •  C4K360, the only 100 per cent 4K Ultra High Definition lifestyle entertainment pay-TV channel aimed exclusively at the all-important Millennials and generation Y market, delivering access to a range of ‘snackable’ programming for all digital devices and extraordinary Virtual Reality 360° content. •  4K Universe, Vivicast Media’s 24/7 channel delivering quality general entertainment – including world including original series, movies, docs and sports – to a global audience. •  Nature Relaxation 4k, described as a “breath-taking” television destination for 4K audiences presenting a wide array of original programming filmed around the world in UHD by top nature cinematographers. “From DirecTV to Netflix to Apple, 4k and HDR television is exploding across the US, meeting the huge demand of 4K set owners nationwide who have been awaiting a diverse selection of 4k and HDR television entertainment. Vivicast has worked hard to build a portfolio of next generation format channels that serve all key audience demos – from millennials to Adult Men and Women – with an extensive array of entertainment choices. We are delighted to bring our unique and highly promotable array of 4k and 4k HDR networks to KPU-TV, MTC, Jackson Energy and Wherever TV subscribers,” said Stuart Smitherman, president of Vivicast Media. UHD on French DTT roadmap French broadcasting 2024, a significant number the enhanced HD and UHD platform to the public thanks regulator the CSA has of receivers in the market services, with the CSA noting to an offer made up of announced that the future will need to be renewed, with that 4K offers a resolution programmes in enhance