rusia testing 4k in ka band 140e


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Apr 18, 2004
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Russian society Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) together with the supplier VSAT Istar conducted in broadcast technology Ultra HD 4K (4 times higher resolution than HDTV ) on the Russian satellite.
It is one of the first test broadcasts of this type in Russia. Video bit rate of the program is 26 Mbit / s
Pro Ultra HD broadcast in 4K was used in satellite infrastructure RSCC Express AM5 (140 ° E) in Ka band a parabola with a diameter of 90 cm.
Deputy Director General for Development and Innovation in the RSCC Evgenyj Bujdinov said that within two to three months, the operator plans to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the tests.
First Ultra HD tests were carried out in Russia on satellite Eutelsat 36A ( 36 ° E ). The operator of Russia's Tricolor TV platforms performed these tests as early as 2013 with the MPEG-4 and a capacity of 40 Mbit / s and 25 frames per second with a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels.
By the end of 2014 the RSCC intends to launch broadband services in the Ka band satellite Express AM5.