Brilliant tennis fun: Eurosport shows Roland-Garros in HD + and simpliTV in UHD HDR


Munich (ots)

Benefit, tennis fans! Also this year, fans of the yellow felt ball can enjoy top tennis in the best image quality. Eurosport presents Roland-Garros, the most prestigious clay court tournament in the world, from 22 May to 5 June on HD + in Germany and via simpliTV in Austria in brilliant UHD quality and with German commentary. Eurosport 4K will broadcast all matches from Center Court Philippe-Chatrier on the 15 days of the tournament – around 120 hours of unique tennis action including all semi-finals and finals in sharp UHD HDR image quality.

When clay court king Rafael Nadal goes in search of his 14th title at the French Open in Paris, viewers can be really close to Eurosport 4K and marvel at the action from Stade Roland-Garros in the very best image quality. Eurosport and HD + as well as simpliTV once again present the most important clay court tournament in 2022 in razor-sharp UHD HDR picture quality.

Eurosport 4K on HD +

For all viewers with a UHD TV, satellite reception and an active HD + channel package, the UHD event channel Eurosport 4K will be available on UHD1 by HD + from 22 May to 5 June. During the 15 days of the tournament, all games on the Philippe-Chatrier course will be broadcast in UHD HDR – without commercial breaks and with German commentary. That means: Up to 120 hours of top-class live tennis in top quality.

“With HD +, the number of programs in UHD has doubled within a year – and the trend is increasing. This enables us to offer our viewers a comprehensive range of UHD programs with series, shows, feature films and of course sports highlights such as . as Roland-Garros, “says Andreas Schulz, Head of Product Management at HD +. “Tennis in particular is now a fixed UHD component that fans are really looking forward to. Thanks to the UHD switch, TV users with an integrated HD + TV app will no longer miss a UHD broadcast. And we’re also seeing a clearly one in retail Development towards ultra-sharp entertainment: Three out of four TVs sold there now support UHD programs. ”

Eurosport 4K at simpliTV

For all tennis fans in Austria, Roland-Garros will be a special highlight for all simpliTV customers who have a simpliTV Plus package. To ensure that no match is missed, Eurosport 4K can also be streamed in UHD via SmartTV, smartphone, tablet or PC during the tournament period at no extra cost. If you want to watch a match that has already started, the simpliTV app for smart TVs gives full flexibility when cheering, as programs can be accessed up to 7 days later – so our customers never miss a match again. The tournament can also be received in UHD via satellite with a UHD-compatible TV, ORF DIGITAL DIRECT cardless module and a simpliTV SAT Plus package.

“We are very pleased to be able to show exciting world-class tennis in the proven collaboration with Eurosport in razor-sharp picture and sound quality. Especially when it comes to broadcasting major sporting events, the TV audience wants a perfect show. We can deliver it flexibility in time that we allow TV viewers with our streaming offer, “says Thomas Langsenlehner, CEO of simpliTV.

“Tennis from the French Open with Eurosport 4K on HD + and simpliTV – it’s Center Court in the living room. You want to dip the sweat from the players’ foreheads and check the ball impression on the line. With Eurosport 4K we offer exciting tennis -Sports in the best quality and thus make it possible for fans in Germany and Austria to have a viewing experience almost as if they were there in Roland-Garros, “says Benjamin Pirker, Sr. Key Account Manager Distribution & Commercial Strategy at Warner Bros. Discovery Germany.

Press contact:

Dominik Mackevicius

Head of Communications and PR

Discovery Germany

Sternstrasse 5 | 80538 Munich | Germany
+49 173 6832060

[email protected]

Original content from: EUROSPORT, broadcast by news aktuell

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