Dish to Carry Super Bowl Broadcast in 4K

Fox is set to offer a 4K broadcast of Super Bowl LIV from Miami. Dish will offer its customers the ability to watch the game in 4K on channel 540 beginning at 1 p.m. EST.

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On Sunday, February 2 beginning at 1 p.m. EST, Dish Network will carry Fox’s 4K Super Bowl broadcast on channel 540.

Dish says it will offer customers that have its Hopper 3 or 4K Joey set-top box (STB) the ability to watch Fox’s pregame and entire game coverage of the event.

The National Football League‘s (NFL) championship game is the biggest television event of the year, attracting more than 100 million Americans, as well as a global audience. This year’s game features the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers playing the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Kansas City Chiefs.

Super Bowl Coverage Accessible via Voice or Remote Control

Fox says that Dish customers can access the big game through the press of a button on the Dish Voice Remote with Google Assistant.

Using the voice command capabilities built into the remote, Dish says users can say words such as “Super Bowl or “Fox” to find the game.

Through its Google Assistant technologies, the remote will also answer questions such as, “Who won the first Super Bowl?” and “What city is hosting Super Bowl 54?”

Dish also points out that homeowners can watch and record the game to rewatch key moments of the game and their favorite commercials by using its Hopper system.

In addition, Dish emphasizes that customers that are traveling can watch the Super Bowl using its Dish Anywhere App.

Some of the other Super Bowl-related programming Dish will be airing leading up to the game includes the annual NFL awards show “NFL Honors” on Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. EST on Fox and the NFL Network’s (channel 154) Gameday Morning Show on Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. EST.

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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; both schools are located in Haverhill, Mass.

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