Epix rolls out 4K streaming on Apple TV

10 Aug 2018 | Rasmus Larsen |

Epix now offers 4K streaming on Apple TV 4K. Launch titles include Arrival, The Magnificent Seven, Star Trek Beyond, Ben Hur, and Transformers: The Last Knight and soon titles from the James Bond franchise.

Epix 4K streaming

The Epix network now offers video content in 4K resolution. At launch, the content library will be accessible to subscribers on Apple TV 4K (from all affiliates), Dish, and Layer3 TV.

- “Epix is committed to embracing new technologies to provide subscribers with the best viewing experience of our premium original programming and movies,” said Monty Sarhan, EVP and General Manager, Epix

 Epix on Apple TV

The library includes movies such as Arrival, The Magnificent Seven, Star Trek Beyond, Ben Hur, and Transformers: The Last Knight. Later this year, the selection will be expanded to include films from the James Bond franchise such as Die Another Day, GoldenEye, Licence To Kill, Tomorrow Never Dies, Goldfinger, From Russia With Love, and The Spy Who Loved Me.

HDR is not included at this time. The company did not release technical specifications such as video codec and bitrate. At launch, 4K content will not be available through other streaming boxes such as Fire TV and Roku.

Epix is just the latest provider to offer content in 4K on Apple TV 4K that is gaining stream as a streaming box. Apple TV 4K also offers access to 4K HDR content from Amazon, iTunes, Netflix, Vudu, and others.

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