SES screens 8K satellite signal

In a European first, satellite operator SES has demonstrated an 8K ultra-high-definition signal broadcast directly to a flat screen television with an integrated satellite receiver. The demonstration was shown on a Samsung 8K screen at an invitation only event at SES in Luxembourg.
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Disney takes control of Hulu

Once a joint venture between News Corp and NBC Universal, later joined by Disney, Hulu will effectively become a Disney product. The Walt Disney Company is assuming full operational control of Hulu under an agreement to acquire the 33% share owned by Comcast subsidiary NBCUniversal in January 2024 at a total valuation of no less than $27.5 billion.
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Apple TV app rolls out worldwide

A new Apple TV app is available in over 100 countries, across iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and all 2019 Samsung televisions and some 2018 models. It will be available on Mac computers later in the year. Apple TV brings together over 100,000 movies and television shows from iTunes, including the largest collection of 4K HDR titles available to browse, buy or rent, plus Apple TV Channels and over 150 video apps. The app is preparing the way for Apple TV+, offering Apple original productions, which will be available in the Autumn.
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Sky invests in You.i TV for apps

Sky has invested in Canadian user interface technology company You.i TV. Based in Ottawa, You.i TV offers an innovative cross-platform video experience development system based on its You.i Engine One software platform. The name You.i TV is a clever play on user interface for television.
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Swiss Sunrise offers neo 4K service

Sunrise Communications in Switzerland is delivering online television through an app that offers ultra-high-definition video among more than 230 channels, with over 110 in high definition. The service is integrated with the Apple TV 4K box, with joint design and development with Apple. Sunrise, which offers a range of communications services, including 5G mobile, is in the process of acquiring UPC Switzerland from Liberty Global.
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France Télévisions shows 8K tennis

France Télévisions is demonstrating over 100 hours of live 8K coverage of the French Open tennis at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris. In partnership with Orange, they will be showing the results over a 5G mobile network. Coverage will also be provided by satellite, with online offering video on demand.
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