11 june 2015, 09:37

On the Day of Russia «Tricolor TV» will show Parade of Victory in Ultra HD format

On 12 June, the day of the national holiday, the largest Russian digital TV operator «Tricolor TV» in cooperation with Eutelsat Communications — one of the world’s leaders in the area of satellite communication — will conduct a unique telecast: broadcasting of the record of the Parade in honor of the 70th Anniversary of the Great Victory in the most modern format of TV signal transmission Ultra HD (4K). This standard provides the highest possible quality of video. The broadcasting of the event of such scale is carried out in Russia for the first time.

Shooting of the Parade of Victory on the Red Square on 9 May 2015 was carried out by the creative group of «Channel One» from several points — twelve 4K cameras were involved. This is the first in Russia experience of complex multi-camera shooting in Ultra HD format of a real and not staged event. Viewers will be provided with the unique possibility to scrutinize this colorful event in detail.

The Parade of Victory in Ultra HD format will be broadcasted in the resolution of 3840×2160 pixels (4K) with the image transfer speed of 50 shots per second. To view the TV channel, a TV set with the Ultra HD marketing code is needed, as well as equipment receiving signal from Eutelsat 36A/Eutelsat 36B satellites. The latest coding standard HEVC/H.265 is used for compression of digital video signal. The broadcasting will begin at «Infochannel «Tricolor Full HD» TV channel (4K) at 08:00 pm Moscow time.

Alexey Kholodov
Chief Communication Officer, Tricolor TV
«Tricolor TV» not only broadcasts in the most modern format, but also actively supports socially significant activities. We became a partner of celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in World War II in St.Petersburg. And now we are glad to give our subscribers the possibility to see the Parade of Victory, which took place in Moscow, in the superhigh definition format.
«Tricolor TV» not only broadcasts in the most modern format, but also actively supports socially significant activities. We became a partner of celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of Victory in World War II in St.Petersburg. And now we are glad to give our subscribers the possibility to see the Parade of Victory, which took place in Moscow, in the superhigh definition format.

The operator maintains the status of the innovator in the area of satellite telecasting and high technologies. «Tricolor TV» was the first in Russia to carry out public satellite telecasting in the superhigh definition format on 27 June 2013. And on 22 October 2014 it began regular broadcasting of the first in the country pilot 4K TV channel.

Alexey Karpov
Director for Sales and Subscriber Service
«Tricolor TV» is constantly trying to increase the quality of TV viewing. Our main goal is to give modern digital television to all residents of Russia. Starting from 2014, already over 1 170 mio of our subscribers took part in the trade-in program and exchanged their old receivers for the new ones supporting HD format. We continue working so that all additional services and HD channels should be available for all our subscribers. «Tricolor TV» has made the service of high-definition television the mass one. We hope that very soon Ultra HD will also gain its audience.
«Tricolor TV» is constantly trying to increase the quality of TV viewing. Our main goal is to give modern digital television to all residents of Russia. Starting from 2014, already over 1 170 mio of our subscribers took part in the trade-in program and exchanged their old receivers for the new ones supporting HD format. We continue working so that all additional services and HD channels should be available for all our subscribers. «Tricolor TV» has made the service of high-definition television the mass one. We hope that very soon Ultra HD will also gain its audience.

Let us remind you that in spring 2010 «Tricolor TV» became a co-organizer of the first in the world direct broadcasting of ballet performance of Mariinsky Theatre in 3D format, which was simultaneously conducted in Paris, Moscow and St.Petersburg.

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