DISH Introduces Whole-Home 4K Netflix Experience
Netflix app now on 4K Joey clients for 4K viewing in multiple rooms;
builds on Hopper 3 availability announced April 2016
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
DISH is now the first major U.S. pay-TV provider to offer a whole-home
4K Netflix experience. After offering
Netflix Ultra HD titles on its Hopper 3 DVR since April 2016, the
company added the app to its 4K Joey client. Now DISH customers have the
ability to stream the robust catalog of Ultra HD TV shows and movies on
Netflix in multiple rooms throughout the home.
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When connected to a Hopper 3, DISH's 4K Joey provides similar TV
functionality to other rooms in the home. Hopper 3 supports up to six 4K
Joeys simultaneously, powering a total of seven 4K TVs at one time.
"Netflix is leading the industry with one of the largest 4K libraries
available," said Niraj Desai, DISH vice president of product management.
"Our customers love watching their favorite Netflix TV shows and movies
in Ultra HD on Hopper 3, so we're extending the app to our 4K Joey
clients to deliver the added flexibility of a whole-home 4K Netflix
To access Netflix's 4K programming, DISH customers should select the
"Home" or "App" button on the remote control, then select the Netflix
icon. The app can also be accessed on channel 370 in the DISH
programming guide. Once in the Netflix app, Ultra HD titles are
identifiable by searching the terms "4K" or "UHD." With Netflix
integrated into DISH's universal search results, its 4K titles will also
be populated in episode lists using the DISH remote's traditional search
DISH customers must subscribe to Netflix's $11.99 per month subscription
plan and have a 4K-compatible television to access this Ultra HD content
on Hopper 3 and 4K Joey. Netflix recommends an Internet connection speed
of at least 25 megabits per second to stream Ultra HD titles.
DISH Network Corp.
(NASDAQ:DISH), through its subsidiaries, provides approximately 13.332
million pay-TV subscribers, as of June 30, 2017, with the
highest-quality programming and technology with the most choices at the
best value. DISH offers a high definition line-up with more than 200
national HD channels, the most international channels and award-winning
HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation is a Fortune 200
company. Visit www.dish.com.
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Chelsea Satkowiak, 720-514-6214
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