BT Sport broadcasts high definition UEFA Champions League game direct to mobile

The live broadcast trial last night at the UEFA Champions League game at Wembley Stadium showcased the power of High Definition High Dynamic Range (HD HDR) and was the world’s first broadcast of a UEFA Champions League game in High Definition HDR direct to mobile.

The trial broadcast Italian Champions Juventus make it through to the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League with a 2–1 win against Tottenham Hotspur to a beta version of the BT Sport App on a range of devices including the brand new Samsung S9 on EE’s 4G mobile network.

Jamie Hindhaugh, chief operating officer, BT Sport said: “Mobile viewers are an important and growing part of our audience, and we’re constantly focusing on innovating to ensure the best possible experience for our sports fans. HDR is the future for mobile – the technology is perfect for getting the most out of the small screen, with incredible colour and definition.”

DTG Staff  |  08.03.2018

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