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Broadcasters look to score with Ultra HD during Euro 2020

Euro 2020 kicks off later this week

Broadcasters across Europe are planning to offer football fans the best picture quality available during this summer’s Euro 2020.

Viewers in the UK, Netherlands and France will be able to watch matches in Ultra HD.

The BBC is making “most” of the games it’s broadcasting available in Ultra HD via iPlayer.

In France, Canal Plus intends to show 45 matches in UHD via its 4K event channel.

KPN and Ziggo in the Netherlands have also announced plans to offer matches in Ultra HD, as long as they have a 4K set top box.

In Germany, broadcasters ARD and ZDF have opted to only show matches in HD, but fans will be able to watch UHD games via Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV service.

Italian broadcaster Rai intends to show 27 matches in Ultra HD, while Sky Italia said all Sky Q customers in the country will be able to watch every match in UHD.

Mediaset Spain also intends to stream all matches during the tournament in Ultra HD.

Euro 2020 kicks off on 11th June, with the final taking place on 11th July.