4K Ultra HD in North America

News and updates on the SES 4K UHD service and trials in North America

 

 

 

SES Launch 24/7 Satellite Ultra HD Test Channel
May 26, 2016 - SES S.A. announced today at its annual Industry Days event the launch of a 24/7 Ultra HD test channel for transmitting High Dynamic Range (HDR) content...
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SES and ARTE to Broadcast Le Corsaire Ballet Live in Ultra HD via Astra 19.2
March 29, 2016 - SES S.A., in collaboration with European Culture Channel ARTE, announced today that they will be broadcasting the Le Corsaire ballet live in Ultra HD from...
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The ULTRA Experience
September 15, 2015 - Ultra HD is far ahead of schedule and 2015 has become the year of Ultra HD growth. Paul Sims has covered the satellite and telecom industries for more...
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SES to Distribute NASA TV UHD
September 14, 2015 - SES announced today the distribution of NASA's new Ultra HD channel, created in conjuction with Harmonic, the leading video delivery...
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SES and High TV Launch 24/7 Multi-Genre Linear Ultra HD Channel
September 10, 2015 - SES announced today the launch of a 24/7 multi-genre linear Ultra HD cable TV channel via satellite. The new Ultra HD network is called...
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Fashion One Launches World's First Global Ultra HD Channels on SES
September 2, 2015 - SES and New York-based Fashion One Television LLC., the leading fashion, entertainment and lifestyle television network, have launched...
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Ultra HD, the Ultimate Experience... An SES Perspective
September 2, 2015 - Even among the stingiest of prognosticators, Ultra HD is far ahead of schedule. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) just...
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SES Takes Ultra HD to Capitol Hill
July 23, 2015 - The foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building, where 170 members of the U.S. Congress maintain offices, looked more like a technology summit...
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SES and Armstrong Initiate Breakthrough 4K Ultra HD Trial
July 20, 2015 - Armstrong is testing SES's camera-to-screen Ultra HD ecosystem at its headquarters cable lab in Pennsylvania. SES's Ultra HD offering...
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SES at NCTC TIS 2015: 4K UHD Cable Solution Continues the Tour
July 19, 2015 - SES' latest 4K Ultra HD showcase was presented at NCTC's The Independent show in Boston, MA on July 19-22, 2015. Alongside a team from...
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SES Launches Ultra HD Demo Channel in North America
June 16, 2015 - The demonstration channel, broadcast via SES-3 at 103 degrees West, will enable cost operators to prepare and test their networks for Ultra HD trails...
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INTX Recap: 4K, OTT and More...
May 22, 2015 - Like CES, 4K was front and center on the INTX show floor. What's different is the High Dynamic Range (HDR), which supports a greater color palette and...
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Top Industry Partners Made the UHD 4K Future for Cable Possible
April 14, 2015 - After the grand debut on NAB's first day, SES will continue working hard with Harmonic, Sony, Samsung, among others, to deliver the future solution for cable systems...
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Drag Racing in all 4K Ultra HD glory!

How to receive SES 4K Ultra HD demos channel? Technical parameters for satellite reception:

Technical parameters for satellite reception:
Technical parameters for satellite reception:T
  UHD1 SES Demo Fashion One 4K

NASA TV UHD

Video resolution 3840x2160p60 3840x2160p60 3840x2160p60 3840x2160p60
Video compression  HEVC HEVC HEVC HEVC
Video data rate 18 Mbps 20 Mbps 20 Mbps 13 Mbps
Video format MPEG-TS MPEG-TS MPEG-TS MPEG-TS
         
PMT PID 400 500 900  480
Video/PCR PID  411 511 911  4161
Audio 1 PID  421 521 921  4164
Audio 2 PID   422 522

922

 4165
Audio 3 PID  423 523 923  
Audio 4 PID  424 524 924  
         
Satelilte  SES-3 SES-3 SES-3 AMC-18
Satellite Location  103 WL 103 WL 103 WL 105WL
Satellite Transponder  22C 22C 22C 3C
Carrier Center RF Frequency  4140 MHz 4140 MHz 4140 MHz 3760 MHz
Polarization  Vertical Vertical Vertical  Vertical
IF Frequency  1010 MHz 1010 MHz 1010 MHz  1390 MHz
Symbpl Rate  30 MSps 30 MSps 30 MSps  28 MSPs
Modulation  DVB-S2, 8PSK DVB-S2, 8PSK DVB-S2, 8PSK

 DVB-S, QPSK

FEC Rate  5/6 5/6 5/6  3/4
         

Meet the team behind 4K Ultra HD at SES:

Steve Corda, Vice President, Business Development North America
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Bronnie Fisher Fiely, Senior Manager, BD Americas
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Stan Russo, Senior Manager, Risk Management & Innovation
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Ramiro Reinoso, Principal Sales Engineer
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