Have you heard about the newest era of entertainment? It’s called 4K UHD. And it’s the latest and greatest picture format available from DIRECTV.

But what is 4K UHD exactly? And what does it mean for me? We’ve got your top 4 questions on 4K UHD answered.

What is 4K UHD?
4K UHD goes by a lot of names—4K, Ultra HD, Ultra High Def. ­It’s the newest way to bring movies and programs onscreen to life.  

Why would I want to watch something in 4K UHD?
4K UHD transports you to the next generation of TV. It upgrades your viewing experience with sharper detail, smoother lines and a richer color palette.  

How is 4K UHD different from regular High Def?
With 4K, viewers get roughly 4 times the resolution of high definition TV (HDTV). You’ll feel like you’re right in the middle of that action flick you’re watching.

How can I watch 4K UHD in my home?
Do you have a Genie HD DVR (model HR54 or later) and 4K DIRECTV Ready UHD TV? Or a 4K TV connected to a 4K Genie Mini? If so, all you need is to subscribe to the DIRECTV® ULTIMATE Package or higher. Here’s how to set it up.

Want to know more? Learn how we’re bringing the first-ever live 4K UHD broadcast in the U.S. to one of golf’s biggest events.