UHD Channels – North America
Astra UHD Demo Channel
Satellite operator SES is broadcasting a 4K/Ultra High Definition channel over Europe from 19.2 degrees East, and the UK and Ireland from 28.2 degrees East.
The channel’s 4K clips features a mix of colourful and extremely detailed scenes that demonstrate the clarity of Ultra HD television – urban sports, exotic animals and nature, cityscapes – along with footage of SES headquarters in Betzdorf.
Through its collaboration with industry partners, SES says it is signalling its determination to continue to lead the UHD experience and make it a commercial reality.
The Ultra-HD content is broadcast using the DVB UHD-1 Phase 1 specifications and is encoded in the HEVC Main 10 standard.
The 4K signals can be received with a standard satellite dish connected to an Ultra-HD flat screen TV featuring an integrated satellite tuner and HEVC decoder.
See: SES Ultra HD
Fashion 4K is the first international UHD channel launched by Fashion One.
Fashion 4K is a part of the Fashion One Network, and is the first television channel of its kind and the only channel being broadcast in 4K dedicated to fashion, entertainment and lifestyle. Fashion 4K delivers the highest quality content with original programming, breaking industry news and all-access footage from the industry’s most exclusive events.
With four times the clarity of HD broadcasting, Fashion 4K allows every detail to be viewed as clearly as if in person.
Experience fashion like never before.
Fashion 4K. Real Fashion. Real Broadcast. Real 4K.
SES-6 40.5° West (North America)
High 4K TV
Headquartered in NY with offices in Hong Kong and London High 4K is the First International 24/7 Ultra High Definition Entertainment Channel that features a unique mix of Travel, Entertainment, Lifestyle,Sport and original Content in 4K. High 4K benefits from Large production capacities Worldwide and will unveil the largest 4K VOD Library in the World with more than 280 hours each year of premium 4K programs,such as: Travel, Cooking shows, Animation, Drama series,Movies and Hollywood Content.
For the first time in the growing field of 4K Television, The viewers will have access to a wide spectrum of 4K content, including Fashion,Fitness, Celebrity Gossip,Travel and much more.
Not only early adopters, but anyone who loves Television will embrace the opportunity to receive the level of content which they have become accustomed to – with the added benefit of the breathtaking 4K Experience.
High TV Distributed to over 1 billion households around the Globe and will be distributed in MPEG-4 compression, DVB-S2 broadcast standard and will be played out from our Facilities using Digital workflow which deploys Elite Production teams all over the Globe. High 4K utilize proprietary Equipment specially created and constructed for producing the very best 4K images in the world.
High 4K’s Filming Equipment was specially created to ensure an extremely high color and clarity, thus guaranteeing an unparalleled image quality.
The HighTV team is constantly looking to the future,Continuing to develop EVEN BETTER technology and 4K content.
We are in ceaseless pursuit of the next new groundbreaking innovation To wow our viewers and enable them to receive the very best and very latest in entertainment.
SES 3 103.0°W (North America)
Frequency : 4140
SES 6 40.5°W (North America)
Frequency : 4544
NASA TV UHD
NASA TV UHD leverages the latest 4K Ultra HD technology to highlight beautiful imagery from the U.S. space programme. Utilising an end-to-end video delivery system from Harmonic, the channel offers live and linear 2160p60 video content, enabling consumers to enjoy crystal-clear footage on a wide range of television and IP-connected devices.
The NASA TV UHD signal is available on the AMC-18C satellite, with a North American footprint. A Digital Video Broadcast (DVB)-compliant integrated receiver-decoder (IRD) is required for reception. The channel is also available across Asia, Australia and New Zealand in C-Band.
NASA has plans to make its NASA TV UHD available online, though there is no indication as to when this might happen.
You can view launch footage of Orbital ATK’s commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, shot on six Harmonic 4K cameras, at 1080p at 60fps on YouTube.
NASA recomend at least 13Mbps of spare bandwidth to stream its 4K footage, Netflix and Amazon require around 20-25Mbps spare, 15Mbps.
AMC 18 105.0°W
Frequency : 3760
Modulation: Not known
SES 3 103.0°W
Frequency : 4140
SES 6 40.5°W
Frequency : 4544
Stingray Ambiance, a unique concept in the Canadian market, is inspired by the global phenomenon of Slow Television. This HD channel presents gorgeous scenes and landscapes from around the globe, accompanied by soothing soundtracks carefully selected by Stingray’s music experts.
Wake up to a sunrise over the Indian Ocean. Relax after a long day to awe-inspiring northern lights. Travel across the globe to a magnificent Japanese garden.
This channel brings together magnificent sceneries that change with the seasons and soundtracks tailor-made for every occasion and mood. In the fall, immerse yourself in the dazzling colours of the Canadian Boreal forest. In the summer, travel to the beach or cottage. Put on the fireplace on a blistering winter evening. There are so many scenes to choose from!
Their nine themes are also available on demand: you can enjoy summer scenes in the middle of winter and snowstorms during summer heatwaves. Stingray Ambiance beautifully accompanies every moment of your day.
Availability: Subscription channel in Canada & the United States