RCN taps SES for UltraHD channel launch

US cable operator RCN which serves key markets on the north east of the US has partnered with SES to use its Ultra HD platform to acquire linear 4K channels.

RCN’s initial 4K launch will feature a broad range of Ultra HD channels, including Insight TV, Travelxp 4K, The Country Network, NASA TV UHD, C4K360, NatureVision TV, and UHD1, as well as special 4K live events coverage. They will be offered in conjunction with RCN’s 4K-enabled set-top boxes (STBs), and the Advanced TiVo Experience and voice remote. SES will deliver the content over its satellite fleet.

Source: RCN taps SES for UltraHD channel launch