Let’s all join in: Middle East to join the HDTV parade within 3-4 years

March 1, 2009 by  

abudhabiThe Middle East will be joining the ranks of the 24-hour HDTV broadcast club, starting in 3-4 years, claims the head of an Abu Dhabi-based HD production company. Nothing but good things for the future of HD with this development, as HD joy spreads around the globe.

LIVE, a division of a media company formed last August with assets worth more than $27 million designed to advance HDTV in the country and region, has already signed a big contract to carry and produce the UAE football league, considered very big events in those areas.

Apparently, all 300 matches are being recorded in HD and then converted to SD for channels in Abu Dhabi and surrounding areas, with the latest investment, it’s only a matter of time before local resources are able to handle broadcasting in full HD, states several figures at LIVE.

Soon, all of the Middle East will know the clarity and imagery of HDTV.

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