Roland Garros Adds Ultra HD Option In German Markets

May 20, 2019

Tennis fans in Austria and Switzerland will be able to watch the French Open 2019, which starts today in Paris, in Ultra HD.

Swisscom TV in Switzerland Austria’s LIWEST and simpliTV have made carriage deals with Discovery Deutschland for the distribution of event channel Eurosport 4K on their networks during the competition.

Eurosport 4K will show all matches taking place on the centre court live in Ultra HD between May 26 and June 9, 2019.

In Germany, where Eurosport will have exclusive coverage, be the event channel’s coverage can be received on DTH platform HD+ (owned by SES).

Public broadcasters SRG SSR in Switzerland and ORF in Austria are also showing the tournament.

The tournament will be shown on France TV in the host market. Complementing the Eurosport coverage, it will also be on ITV in the UK.

NBC and the Tennis Channel are showing the event in the USA. Chinese viewers can watch on CCTV.