LAS VEGAS-- Comcast will deliver some programming from the Winter Olympics in Russia in 4K Ultra HD format, CTO Tony Werner said here at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Google added ESPN 3D and 3net to the programming lineup on its Google Fiber TV service in Kansas City, where it will charge half the price rival Time Warner Cable collects from subscribers for ESPN 3D.
DirecTV may be developing the pay TV industry's first 4K, or ultra HD network, according to several trademark applications it filed last week.
Comcast said Wednesday that it will add 3D programming from 3net, a 3D network owned by Discovery Communications, Sony and IMAX, on Jan. 28.
About 18 months after creating 24-hour 3D TV network 3net, joint venture partners Sony, Discovery and IMAX are extending the network's agenda further into content production and distribution with the formation of 3net Studios.
Television programmers should focus on producing dramas and other TV series in 3D, rather than use the technology for major sporting events such as The Masters golf tournament, the acclaimed film
French pay TV distributor Canal Plus plans to fold its 3D network on Jan. 24, after it managed to sign just 20,000 subscribers in the 18 months since its debut in June 2010. A Canal Plus spokesperson