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FIS Ski World Cup gets 4K treatment for first time

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Eurosport 4K Russia to broadcast 3TRE FIS World Cup Night Slalom in sharpest-ever resolution

Milan, Italy/Zug, Switzerland - Infront and Eurosport will break new ground on Saturday when the 3TRE FIS World Cup Night Slalom is broadcast on Eurosport 4K Russia in Ultra HD. It will be the first time a FIS World Cup event will use the technology, providing the sharpest picture ever to Russian Alpine Skiing fans. Produced by Infront, in collaboration with Euroscena and DBW Communication, both runs from the race will be available to watch on Eurosport’s 4K channel in Russia. Production will be based on the most-advanced 4K-Ultra HD technology (four times the HD standard) and have a High Frame Rate (50 frames per second).

A total of 17 camera points will line the legendary 470 metre-long Canalone Miramonti race course using a staggering 8km of optical fibres and a team of technicians supporting the new IP technology.

Eurosport 4K Russia was launched earlier this year, and is currently available on Tricolor TV and MTS pay-tv offers.