FIFA World Cup comes two years too early for Samsung, LG UHD TVs

May 12 2014, 08:18 IST
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The World Cup is arriving at least two years before regular UHD broadcasting becomes plausible, analysts said. The World Cup is arriving at least two years before regular UHD broadcasting becomes plausible, analysts said.
SummarySoccer fans who have splashed out on top-of-the-range ultra-high definition (UHD) TVs in time for the FIFA World Cup next month may not get to watch any matches in the new format.

to broaden its lineup later this year.

Amazon.com Inc will popularise the format in partnership with Samsung and media firms such as Warner Bros and Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, while Sony plans to make a promotional film with footage of the three World Cup matches.

FIFA spokesman Giovanni Marti told Reuters in an email that the matches would be delivered on a world feed, but had no information on any broadcasters picking up the feed.

"The demand for such a format is still in the early stages of development," Marti wrote. "To set up double production [to film in UHD] at every match makes no sense at present."

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