DISH Announces Slate of 4K Programming, Including Titles from Sony Pictures, The Orchard, Mance Media
Catalog of 4K movies and content coming to Hopper 3 and 4K Joey
Netflix app on Hopper includes 4K TV shows and movies
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
DISH Network L.L.C. today is announcing a wide selection of Ultra HD
content to be available on the upcoming Hopper 3 and 4K Joey, including
a collection of 4K Sony Pictures movies and a wide selection of 4K
action, thriller, romance and independent movies from The Orchard and
Mance Media. The Netflix app, available on Hopper 3 and 4K Joey, will
also offer customers a catalog of 4K TV shows and movies, without the
need to switch inputs or devices.
"Our inventory of 4K content gives customers the ability to enjoy
programming that showcases Ultra HD technology and offers an
unparalleled viewing experience," said Warren Schlichting, DISH
Executive Vice President of Marketing, Programming and Media Sales. "By
partnering with Sony Pictures, The Orchard and Mance Media, we are able
to give viewers some of the most popular movies at the best picture
quality commercially available."
Sony Pictures titles available to rent on demand at launch will include
"The Amazing Spiderman," "Captain Phillips," "American Hustle,"
"Monuments Men" and "Smurfs 2," and Sony Pictures will continue to roll
out more titles from its catalog of 4K content.
"We are excited to partner with DISH in delivering an immersive,
innovative 4K Ultra HD experience in the home, giving consumers a new
way of enjoying 4K movies on demand," said Man Jit Singh, President,
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
4K titles from Sony Pictures, The Orchard, Mance Media and Netflix can
be accessed from a 4K Joey client connected to any generation Hopper. A
whole-home Ultra HD experience is available to customers with a Hopper 3
and one or more 4K Joeys.
Hopper 3 and 4K Joey are set to launch to both new and existing DISH
customers in the coming weeks. All 4K content offered on DISH can be
viewed on any 4K television.
DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH), through its subsidiaries, provides
approximately 13.909 million pay-TV subscribers, as of Sept. 30, 2015,
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 250 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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