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DirecTV, Netflix, Samsung, Warner Bros. among companies founding Ultra HD Alliance

A group of top programming conglomerates, pay-TV companies, consumer electronics brands and streaming media operators have formed an alliance to further the development of the 4K/Ultra HD market.

Comcast launches 4K service with NBC and USA shows

Comcast has become the second pay-TV operator to begin offering customers programming in the 4K/Ultra High Definition format.

M-Go becomes first transactional VOD service to offer 4K programming in U.S.

M-Go has become the first transactional online-video provider to deliver 4K programming in the United States.

Qualcomm leading push for 4K

Qualcomm  is touting the advantages of 4K streaming video over wireless and asserting that mobile devices will lead the way in making 4K video more widely available.

Apple set to 'crack code' on TV... for real this time

It's the unicorn of the tech world--an Apple product that transforms the television business. And according to tech analysts and investors, the Cupertino, Calif., manufacturer may finally be close to having it baked. In fact, none other than Carl Icahn himself has said "there is good reason" to suspect Apple will have a disruptive Ultra HD device on the market by 2016.

Shipments of 4K TV sets top 2.1M in Q2, setting record

A record 2.1 million 4K TV sets were shipped globally in the second quarter, surpassing the 1.6 million that were shipped in all of 2013.

SK Broadband claims industry's first UHD up-scaling

South Korea's SK Broadband is taking credit for being the first service provider to up-scale full HD video contents into Ultra HD--or 4K--images using a proprietary solution that delivers a UHD experience with existing HD videos.

Lack of 4K infrastructure hinders technology's potential, report says

A lack of end-to-end infrastructure is standing in the way of 4K/Ultra HD, despite the fact that content creators, service providers and TV OEMs "are wagering billions that … (it) will be the panacea needed to lift TV sales and provide the next substantive qualitative differentiator in devices and services," a new report from The Diffusion Group posits.

Cord-nevers unlikely to ever buy pay TV, while OTT providers step up 4K game

In a statistic that probably has cable TV execs scrambling to push broadband video, only about 2 percent of the 19 percent of millennials who don't have pay TV would consider signing up in the next three months, a new report from nScreenMedia indicates.

Study finds only 17% of U.S. broadband users are aware of 4K

If 4K/Ultra-HD is to become a consumer electronics phenomenon on par with HD a decade ago, it will have come from humble beginnings: A new Diffusion Group study shows the technology suffers from low consumer awareness but very high price sensitivity.