Comment – BT delivers the first live 8K sports broadcast into the home
For over five years, BT Sport has been a trailblazer with live 4K resolution. It, therefore, comes as no surprise that they are back at the leading edge with live 8K deliver from a premium sporting event right into consumers’ homes. As many operators are starting to learn how to deliver glass-to-glass live 4K, BTs efforts are impressive, even if this is still a technology demonstrator. The many project partners include Sony, Samsung and Synamedia. No commercial service has yet been discussed by the British operator. The Rapid TV News coverage is here, and the Broadband TV News piece is here.