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Sky Perfect JSAT To Launch Dedicated 4K Channels on March 1, 2015

By Caleb Henry | September 26, 2014
JSAT J-league stadium

Toyota Stadium where J-league games are played. Sky Perfect JSAT broadcasts all J-league games. Photo: Jeff Boyd (Flickr)

[Via Satellite 09-26-2014] Japan-based Sky Perfect JSAT has set the date for the launch of two Ultra-HD 4K channels on March 1, 2015. The channels will be available on the Sky PerfecTV! premium service.

Sky Perfect JSAT plans to broadcast sports, movies, live concerts and other content, including J-league matches on the channels. To view the 4K pay-TV channels, subscribers will need SKY PerfecTV! premium service tuners. Sales of the tuners are now available and additional models will be revealed in the future.

In preparation for the channel, Sky Perfect JSAT has been conducting trial broadcasts. The company plans to release details on channel names, numbers and subscription fees in the future as they are still under consideration.