SES the world’s leading satellite operator, today announced it has launched its first Ultra HD (UHD) demonstration channel serving the North American television market.
The demonstration channel, broadcast via SES-3 at 103 degrees West, will enable cable operators to prepare and test their networks for Ultra HD trials.
“This new SES Ultra HD demo channel is playing an important role in accelerating the successful delivery of Ultra HD to cable homes across North America,” explains Steve Corda, Vice President of Business Development for SES in North America. “Cable operators and content distributors can now begin to prepare their systems and test their networks for Ultra HD delivery, leading into major trials this summer.”
The SES-3 satellite provides broad coverage over the North America market, ideally positioned to deliver live and linear Ultra HD to cable networks.