Türksat launches Ultra HD 8K test channel DetailsEditor | 05 November 2018 Aiming to pave the way to adopting broadcast technologies, Türksat has announced a successful 8K Ultra HD 8K (Super Hi Vision) test broadcast over the Türksat-4B and Turksat-3A satellites located at the 50- and 42-degrees East orbital locations.The Ultra HD 8K broadcast test was carried out with the co-operation of Kızıl Elektronik, Vestel and Socionext. During the process, images of Istanbul were taken in Ultra HD 8K, allowing for realistic high definition images to be obtained.Türksat says it is among the pioneers in the world when it comes to transitioning to Ultra HD 8K broadcasting technology, which it adds very few organisations are able to realise. Indeed, since it first announced such moves in 2016, only Japan