Rogers and Sportsnet to deliver more than 100 live sporting events in 4K in 2017
Today Rogers Communications and Sportsnet announced they will bring sports fans more than 100 Blue Jays, NHL, and NBA games in 4K in 2017. Rogers is also introducing the new NextBox 4K PVR, giving customers the ability to record up to eight 4K programs at one time and store up to 90 hours of 4K entertainment.
In addition to new 4K content, Rogers will continue to make investment to its TV platform next year to improve stability, upgrade its mobile apps, and enhance Nextbox.
See the link above for schedule details.
4K PVR Details
: Introducing 4K TV
Catch every minute of the action in stunning 4K detail. Plus, start watching a show in one room and finish it in another with Whole Home PVR
. NextBox 4K PVR let’s you do all of that, and more:
Record up to 8 programs at once.
Store up to 90 hours of 4K content, or up to 240 hours of HD.
Catch the game live or record it with dedicated 4K sports channels.
The 4K TV pack add-on is required to watch 4K channels (free for 12 months upon activation and $10 per month thereafter - Offer expires December 31, 2016.) Regular then current monthly fee will be charged commencing in month 13 currently $10.00 per month
90 hours storage capacity estimate based on an average broadcast bitrate of 20mbps saving to a 1 terabyte drive.