Leading Asian pay-TV provider DISH HD has selected the ViBE VS7000 HEVC encoder from Thomson Video Networks to drive its new Ultra HD 4K and all-HEVC-HD satellite service upgrade.
The upgrade encompasses 120 channels transmitted to viewers across Northeast Asia.
“DISH HD was the pioneer of HD satellite pay-TV services in Asia,” explains Bert Klein, managing director, DISH HD. Now, with this major system upgrade, we have again demonstrated our leadership in bringing the best satellite TV experience to our subscribers. They can now enjoy Ultra HD 4K and HEVC HD channels, and we have doubled our channel capacity and introduced a new Ultra HD 4K HEVC set-top box.”