Eurosport to broadcast Roland Garros in ultra HD

may also 22, 2018

Eurosport says it is taking its insurance of Grand Slam tennis to new heights when it launches a brand new channel solely for the French originate at Roland Garros with every suit from the celebrated Philippe Chatrier centre court purchasable in extremely excessive sketch, for the very first time.

The channel, available all through the match from Sunday may additionally 27th to Sunday June 10th, could be branded Eurosport 4K and purchasable in the UK by the use of Sky Q and Virgin tv, France by the use of Canal, Germany by way of HD+, Spain by means of Orange and extra markets to be tested presently.

For this 12 months’s Roland Garros, Eurosport 4K will simplest show reside action from Philippe Chatrier. It also represents the first time Eurosport has broadcast a live carrying event in extremely HD in assorted markets at one time following Eurosport Germany’s a hit transmission of the Bundesliga fixture between 1 FC Koln and Borussia Dortmund in extremely HD in February.

“Eurosport has turn into a byword for innovation and our tennis coverage isn’t any different – we’re always trying to push the poker domino boundaries to make our insurance more compelling for tennis lovers throughout Europe,” remarked Emir Osmanbegovic, SVP activities content material and creation at Eurosport. “we now have already taken our insurance to a whole new level via brief codecs such because the train which mixes analysis and technology via a combined-reality studio. Eurosport 4K is essentially the most immersive viewing experience obtainable and we’re delighted that tennis enthusiasts across Europe may be able to event the drama of Roland Garros during this means.”

“Eurosport always raises its desire for innovation via being on the forefront of the activities insurance,” referred to Julien Bergeaud, Senior Vice-Président, country supervisor France and sports Rights Southern Europe, DiscoveryEurosport. “Having recently launched resourceful brief codecs such as the educate combining evaluation and new technologies in a studio dedicated to augmented reality, we now offer all fans to event with Eurosport 4K the most immersive visible experience feasible and are delighted to present it to Canal subscribers at one of the most prestigious sports pursuits on the planet, the Roland Garros tournament.”

David Bouchier, Chief Digital entertainment Officer at Virgin Media, referred to: “I’m very happy that Virgin television purchasers will now see one of the world’s most advantageous tennis in remarkable extremely HD – here is over four times clearer than regular HD and brings our viewers correct to the court-facet to observe the motion as in the event that they had been in fact in the stadium.  each difficult-hitting serve, smash and volley will have under no circumstances regarded or sounded so precise.  This announcement is an excellent second for Virgin television and our mind-blowing V6 field and there’s extra to return so watch this house.”

James Gibbons EVP, everyday supervisor of UK ireland, Australia & New Zealand and Head of business development for EMEA, Discovery, said: “because the number one sport vacation spot in Europe, we’re thrilled to deliver this exact-tier tennis adventure in ultra HD 4K on Virgin Media, bringing our passionate lovers even closer to the motion and each extraordinary moment at Roland Garros.”

Eurosport has delivered every Roland Garros on the grounds that 1989 and this year will exhibit 250 hours of reside action throughout fifty three markets on Eurosport, Eurosportm and the Eurosport app in Europe. Seven-time Grand Slam winner Mats Wilander and former women celebrity Barbara Schett will anchor Eurosport’s coverage from Paris.


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