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May 17th, 2016

AsiaSat Brings 4KUNIVERSE™ In UHD To Asian Viewers

4KUNIVERSE, a new general entertainment UltraHD (UHD) channel, will be available on AsiaSat’s UHD channel ‘4K-SAT’ in mid-May on AsiaSat 4, bringing movies, TV series, documentaries and LIVE sports filmed in 4K resolution to Asian viewers.

The documentary ‘Seattle: The Emerald City’, the movie ‘The Toy Soldiers’ and TV series ‘Model Turned Superstar’ in UHD will be distributed throughout the Asia Pacific. 4KUNIVERSE™ is one of the first premium general entertainment 4K TV channels available to the global marketplace.

“4K-SAT” is available on AsiaSat 4 with the following reception parameters:

  • Orbital Location: 122 degrees East
  • Transponder: A4-C13H
  • Downlink Frequency: 4120 MHz
  • Downlink Polarization: Horizontal
  • Transmission Standard: DVB-S2
  • Compression Standard: HEVC
  • Modulation: 8PSK
  • Symbol Rate: 29.72 Msym/sec FEC: 5/6