EPIX First Network to Offer 4K Ultra HD in US

February 28, 2018

Premium cable network EPIX will be the first in the US to offer Ultra HD content to its subscribers in 2018. Content on offer in the format, through EPIX’s streaming app, will include the network’s original series Get Shorty, as well as films in the James Bond franchise and newer blockbusters like Star Trek: Beyond.

EPIX’s chief digital officer, Jon Dakss, explained that the new offering was motivated by the “opportunity to provide audiences with the best possible viewing experience.”

Dakss elaborated, “the majority of large screen TVs sold in the U.S. are now 4K Ultra HD, providing a great deal of opportunity for us to tap into this high-demand space.”

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