Cable industry’s live Ultra HD broadcast of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bouts, produced by Bellator NYC, marks milestone for MVPDs in the US
LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the successful delivery of iN DEMAND and cable’s first 4K live Pay-Per-View (PPV) sports event broadcast, Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs Silva Mixed Martial Arts, over the SES Ultra HD distribution platform.
On June 24, bouts from the action-packed blockbuster event were transmitted live from New York’s Madison Square Garden to cable and IPTV subscribers in select markets on PPV, offering them a compelling 4K experience. The broadcast also marked a milestone in network trials for MVPDs (Multichannel Video Programming Distributors) nationwide.
“Live sports offer up some of the most immersive Ultra HD experiences on television today, and there’s no better way to deliver hi
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