Swisscom has deployed the Cisco Ultra High Definition (UHD) Live Encoding solution for 1.4 million subscribers of its TV2.0 digital TV service to support 4K UHD viewing experience for the European Football Championship 2016.
Swisscom is using the Cisco UHD encoding solution that is part of the Cisco Virtual Video Processing® platform (V2P). With Cisco’s live encoding solutions in place, Swisscom can offer its subscribers immersive, 4K content, including live sports available for 24-hour programming.
A few months earlier, the Operator launched a new Ultra HD TV box to bring the best TV experince for the Euro 2016 football. The Swisscom TV’s new box will not only deliver 4KTV but also supports high dynamic range (HDR) and comes equipped with a new remote control that has a built-in microphone for voice-activated searching.