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SES Launches Ultra-HD Channel for TERN

By | September 10, 2015
      SES Astra Dish

      Astra satellite dishes. Photo: SES

      [Via Satellite 09-10-2015] TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN), a Netherlands-based company, has contracted capacity from SES under a long-term agreement for a new Free-to-Air (FTA) channel, which will start to air in October in both HD and Ultra-HD quality. The new channel will be exclusively available via satellite in Europe on Astra at 19.2 degrees east.

      “The new channel that TERN is launching will have outstanding picture quality in Ultra-HD and revolutionize the TV viewing experience. 2015 is the year in which Ultra HD has become a reality for TV viewers in Europe, and we are pleased that the first three Ultra-HD channels in Europe are broadcast via SES satellites,” said Ferdinand Kayser, chief commercial officer at SES.