Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Player, HBO Max, and Polsat Box Go have been offering 4K quality content or channels for some time. Now Canal + Online has joined these services. Canal + 4K Ultra HD and 4K series and movies are made available at no additional charge to Canal + online subscribers with a package of Canal + channels and to customers using Canal + online as part of their satellite offer.
Some users complain that the maximum quality of Canal + 4K Ultra HD is 1080p 10Mb / s, so it is far from the “real” 4K. In addition, it is not possible to return the main station of the pay-TV operator in 4K quality for a few hours (catch up with TV does not work). The Eleven Sports 1 4K channel is included in the “Eleven Sports & Polsat Sport Premium” and Sport Package (not part of the Canal + online offer currently sold out) at no additional charge.
4K content on select devices right now
Online Canal+ users will be able to watch select matches from PKO BP Ekstraklasa and LaLiga on the Canal+ 4K Ultra HD channel and in the 4K library, as well as series, movies, documents and Canal+ originals, including “The Return,” “Planet Single. Eight Stories” “Or PL office,” “Klangor,” “Kroll,” or “Croc.” Whispers heard after dark.” There are also productions from outside suppliers (including “Milczenie” and “Trolle 2”). The inclusion of Eleven Sports will result in 1 4K in display to extend the display of 4K by broadcast, among other selected Formula 1 races or LaLiga Santander matches.
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However, the Watch in 4K library is not immediately visible to all online Canal + subscribers. For customers who have not yet changed, even products offered in 4K, such as “Planet of singles”, have a signature that informs about availability in HD only. – 4K channels and content will initially be available in the Canal+ online app on Sony TVs (Android TV 2017 – 2021), Samsung (Tizen 2018, 2020, 2021), Canal + Box 4K set-top box, Amazon Fire TV Cube and Amazon Fire TV 4K Stick and NvidiaShield Canal + announces.
For example, on cheap Xiaomi TVs that support 4K, only Canal + 4K Ultra HD and Eleven Sports 1 4K are available. The situation is similar on Philips TVs with Android TV. There are no on-demand materials, although it works in competing applications. Owners of the popular Mi-Box 4K or Apple TV + 4K add-on also complain about the lack of a 4K catalog. Stations are displayed in 4K resolution in the smartphone app (Android), but not in the computer version (web browser).
4K TVs are becoming more and more popular
We recently reported that the National Media Institute founding study shows that 18.5 percent. Families on the Vistula River own 4K TVs. 1.3 percent have devices that support better resolutions, because 8K. Cable operators and digital platforms offer this picture quality: Eleven Sports 1 4K, Canal + 4K Ultra HD, Museum 4K and Insight TV UHD. Love Nature 4K channel may join them soon. In the fall, TVP 4K is expected to return for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and Euro 2020, and after its reactivation it will focus on entertainment content rather than sports. It will be freely available on digital terrestrial television. The Canal+ platform introduced the set-top box and 4K display in Spring 2018. The competitive Polsat Box only did so in September of last year.
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Digital platforms and cable networks are reluctant to invest in 4K channels because broadcasting via satellite is much more expensive. Requires rental of additional transceivers. Satellite operators such as Eutelsat complain that digital platforms are reluctant to invest in Ultra HD quality, even though in Western Europe and the US it is up to 50%. Viewers have 4K TVs. It’s easier to deliver 4K content while streaming.
New Channel + Online Promotion
Canal+ online is now available at a discounted price. Access to the Canal + package is offered for PLN 29 for the first three months. The Canal+ package guarantees access to Canal+ products, series, movies and live sports, including PKO BP Ekstraklasa, LaLiga Santander, Ligue 1, NBA, PGE Ekstraliga and eWinner matches from the premier motorcycle racing or WTA Tour series tennis tournaments. Selected content will now also be available in 4K quality.
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Canal + Group’s quarterly revenue in the first quarter of this year. by 6.5 percent. to 1.446 billion euros (organic growth was 6%). In France, where the broadcaster also has several channels available for free, revenue increased by 6.5%. up to 788 million euros. On the other hand, it increased in overseas markets by 6.9%. To 574 million euros (in organic terms of 6.2%), the announcement stated that the increase in the number of subscribers contributed to this. However, he did not say how much he is currently.