Eutelsat partners with NHK for the launch of the world’s first 8K channel

December 3, 2018 8:25 pm Published by

Paris, Vatican City – 3 December 2018 – NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster, has partnered with Eutelsat Communications to launch the world’s first 8K network; BS8K. The live broadcast took place on December 2nd from the Vatican where images were transmitted to Tokyo via EUTELSAT 12 West B satellite with a mobile uplink provided by M-three Satcom. This momentous event by NHK has broken new ground for 8K contribution via satellite.

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