SES has launched its first Ultra HD (UHD) demonstration channel for the TV market in North America. The demonstration channel, broadcast via SES-3 at 103 degrees West, is designed to enable cable operators to prepare and test their networks for Ultra HD trials.

The SES-3 satellite provides coverage over the North America market, positioned to deliver live and linear Ultra HD to cable networks. With three UHD demo channels already available across Europe, broadcast from 19.2 degrees East, 28.2 East and 5 degrees East, SES extends its HD and UHD delivery with this new channel in North America