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Telus launches 4K Netflix set-top viewing

Media | 11/07/2016 6:50 pm EST

Telus Corp. announced Monday that is making Netflix Inc.’s app available on its Optik 4K set-top box, allowing subscribers to stream Netflix in 4K resolution. “4K is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in your favourite TV shows and introducing hundreds of hours of top-tier 4K Netflix programming is a huge step forward in the evolution of Optik TV,” Blair Miller, Telus’ vice-president of content, said in Monday’s press release. Telus launched Optik 4K this summer and said in the release that it is the only Western Canadian carrier to...

Telus provides $3.2M to content creators

Media | 11/02/2015 6:14 pm EST

Telus Corp. announced Monday it is providing more than $3.2 million in funding for more than 60 new local content projects in Western Canada this year through its Optik Local community programming. It said in a press release that Optik Local provides funding to train filmmakers to create compelling original stories in British Columbia and Alberta. It added that the content will be distributed for free on Optik On Demand, as well as online. “Optik Local is unique in the Canadian content funding space. It’s an innovative model that enables diverse voices to be heard and local...

Telus makes NFB content available through Optik

Media | 07/02/2015 4:51 pm EDT

Telus Corp.’s Optik TV customers will now have access more than 1,000 National Film Board of Canada (NFB) films on their TV via a new app. Telus announced Thursday in a press release that the NFB app is now available to...