Satellite group to launch 3D demo channel
Astra to unveil demo channel at Cologne Cable Show
By Scott Roxborough
BERLIN — In a further sign that 3D could be the next big thing in broadcasting, European satellite group SES Astra said Thursday it plans to launch a 3D demo channel to show off the technology.
Astra will launch the 3D demo channel at the 2010 ANGA Cable in Cologne, Germany May 3.
Earlier this week, News Corp-controlled pay TV group Sky Deutschland aired Germany’s first ever live 3D broadcast — a soccer match from Germany’s Bundesliga.
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