Enhance Your Viewing Experience with 4K

With 4K, TV has never looked so good. Make sure you're ready to watch your favorite sports, movies, and more in crystal-clear quality!

4K content requires subscription to America's Top 120 or higher, Latino Max, National Action Pack, or Int'l: World.

What is 4K?

4K resolution provides four times the picture resolution and supports more colors compared to regular HD content. Find out what what equipment you need, streaming requirements, and how to find 4K content.

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How do I get 4K?

4K Programming on DISH

Everything becomes clearer with DISH’s selection of UHD content, making it easier for you to enjoy more 4K TV programming on your Ultra HD TV.

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Watch Sports in 4K

Enhance your sports viewing experience with 4K resolution, bringing you front-row tickets to the game – even when you're on the couch.

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Watch Nature Content in 4K

Experience nature like never before with dazzling colors and breathtaking views in 4K resolution.

On Demand

Stream 4K On Demand movies and shows by tuning to channel 300 on your receiver or simply saying "On Demand" into your Voice Remote.

Free On Demand

Step-by-Step Instructions to Access 4K Content

Live Content in 4K

1: Have the correct equipment

  • A Hopper 3 or a 4K Joey paired to a Hopper 3
  • A 4K TV
  • A DISH-provided HDMI cable, or an HDMI cable 2.0 or higher

2: Find your content

Tune to channel 540 when there is live content available.

Channel 540 is not available in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

On Demand Content in 4K

1: Have the correct equipment

  • An internet-connected Hopper 3, or
    a 4K Joey paired to either a Hopper 3 or a Hopper with Sling (4K content can only be accessed from the Hopper 3 or the 4K Joey)
  • A 4K TV
  • A DISH-provided HDMI cable, or an HDMI cable 2.0 or higher

2: Make sure your streaming connection is strong enough

You need to have a download speed of at least 25 Mbps to show any content in 4K.

3: Find your content

  • Tune to channel 300, or say "On Demand" into your Voice Remote
  • Scroll to "4K Movies and Shows"

Don't know what receiver you have?

Check the front panel of your receiver and look for the Hopper 3 or 4K Joey logo, or log into your MyDISH account and visit the My Equipment page.

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DISH Hopper 3 receiver with voice remote on top
4K Joey logo featuring red kangaroo with a Joey in its pouch
DISH 4K Joey receiver with voice remote

Ready to enhance your viewing experience?

Contact us today to upgrade to a Hopper 3 or get a 4K Joey!

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