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Fashiontv Successfully Tests FTV 3D Through Its Global HD Network
Fashiontv successfully tests the broadcast of FTV 3D through its global HD network.The test will continue for one week to hear the viewers and operators reactions. fashiontv 3D will be played daily at 2pm and 11pm. Tests will continue each day at 2pm and 11pm local time (Hong Kong, Paris, New York) on fashiontv HD. See fashiontv H3D first on all fashiontv HD channels.
New York, NY, February 17, 2011 — Fashiontv successfully tests the broadcast of FTV 3D through its global HD network, based on the new technological breakthrough by RRsat, global broadcasting partner, Michel Adam announced at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona.
On occasion of the opening of the Mobile World Congress 2011 – FashionTV (FTV), the global multimedia leader in broadcasting fashion and model network, broadcasting over 60 satellites, 530 platforms of TV, mobile, IPTV, and with over monthly 20 million downloads in December 2011, on www.youtube.com, announced today in Barcelona, that it achieved the target to test launch its 3D programming fashiontv H3D, in full 3D over its global HD networks.
On the occasion of Valentines Day, many beautiful, and with 3D more sexy models, were sending the welcome kisses to the world, Roberto Cavalli welcomed the 3D TV era of fashiontv with a deep interview. The test will continue for one week to hear the viewers and operators reactions.
As of Friday Feb 18, 2011, fashiontv 3D will be played daily at 2pm and 11pm (local Paris, New York, Hong Kong time) in 10 minutes programs. FTV is planning to launch FTV HD 3D in summer of 2011.
Fashiontv is the first global DTH which was able to achieve this technological breakthrough. Launching a full 24 hours 3D channel has now become a reality. FTV H3D, the new hybrid channel is broadcasted on 10 satellites (www.lyngsat-address.com/df/Fashion-TV-HD.html) and many HD cable, IP and mobile platforms all over the world.
Fashiontv H3D viewers will see most current and sexy fashion shows such as Burberry, Dolce&Gabbana, Gucci, Cavalli, Chanel, Victoria’s secret, Armani and top models like Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen, and reports from the Oscars, Monte Carlo Grand Prix, Cannes film festival and major fashion weeks from around the world. The fashion world and its top models look more sexy, hot and attractive in 3D in recent close up reports.
This historical technological development was achieved in close cooperation with RRSat, Fashiontv’s global broadcasting partner, who has pioneered the high tech broadcasting technology, by enabling 3D broadcast with a new modulation filters, to be broadcasted via fashiontv HD networks.
Tests will continue each day at 2pm and 11pm local time (Hong Kong, Paris, New York) on fashiontv HD. See fashiontv H3D first on all fashiontv HD channels.
Tests are also initiated on www.youtube.com/fashiontv3d
For more info on fashiontv – please visit www.ftv.com/presentations
FashionTV, the global leader in fashion & life style channel broadcasts in 193 countries to over 350 million households and 7 million public locations across the 5 continents; it is the only 24-hour fashion, beauty & lifestyle television station worldwide. In North America, FashionTV channel is broadcast in Miami Beach via Atlantic broadband Cables (channel number 179) and FTV HD is also available all over the USA in English in the Platinum HD package on DISH Network (channel number 374) and in Spanish via the Dish LATINO Ultimate Pack (channel number 5304) and as Direct-To-Home via IntelSat 805 satellite. In South America & the Caribbean, FashionTV Latin feed reaches over 17.5 million homes via Turner Latin.
In addition, FashionTV’s thematic channels and a Video on Demand services are offered via F.Club membership for a monthly fee on www.ftv.com and with its cooperation with Google, the new “FashionTV channel on YouTube” http://www.youtube.com/user/fashiontv has extensive web following (10 million clip views per month, 25% comes from USA), FashionTV’s FaceBook community is growing every day, currently FashionTV have 400,000 followers, out of them 50,000 are from the USA.