AsiaSat Launches First Ultra-HD Channel – Satellite Today

AsiaSat 4 Footprint

AsiaSat 4′s C-band footprint. Photo: AsiaSat

[Via Satellite 10-22-2015] AsiaSat has launched 4K-SAT, the operator’s first Ultra-HD television channel, at 122 degrees east on AsiaSat 4. This new Ultra-HD channel will be available Free-to-Air (FTA) across more than 50 countries and regions within AsiaSat 4’s footprint, spanning from New Zealand to Pakistan and part of the Middle East. Television operators and home viewers with an AsiaSat 4 C-band antenna and a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) Set-Top-Box (STB) will be able to receive the Ultra-HD channel directly.

The new 4K-SAT channel broadcasts full Ultra-HD-produced videos featuring fashion, lifestyle and documentaries from content partners including Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, FashionTV and Rohde & Schwarz.

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