What’s going on in Korea with UHD Broadcasting?

UHD does not mean User Help Desk. Ultra High Definition (UHD) television in Korea is characterized as images with 3840 horizontal pixels by 2160 vertical pixels (4 times the pixel count of HDTV) and supporting immersive audio. Korea is leading the world with the launch last month of the first UHD terrestrial broadcast service. Here’s a brief history and status report on the Korean launch. UHD Decisions: In mid-2015, the Korean government decided to allocate 30 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band to five new 6 MHz TV channels for advanced broadcast services. The channel band plan adopted by the Korean government for the 700 MHz band is shown below. About a year later, in July 2016, ATSC 3.0 [...]

By |June 22, 2017|Blog, Television|