DIRECTV next month will air three college football games in 4K, the satcaster has announced at its web site.
The games, which will be produced by Fox Sports, will air on DIRECTV’s live 4K channel, which is channel 106.
Here are the three games, which will be simulcast in HD on Fox Sports:
Maryland at Texas, noon ET
Minnesota at Oregon State, 10 p.m ET
Northern Illinois at Nebraska, noon ET.
This is not the first time that DIRECTV has aired a college football game in 4K. The satcaster last year showed some Notre Dame home games in the new picture format.
In addition to the college football action, DIRECTV says it will air five more English Premier league Soccer games in 4K. The games will also air on channel 106, except the Chelsea vs Manchester City matchup, which will be on channel 105.
Liverpool v. Arsenal, 11 am ET
Swansea city v. Newcastle, 11 am ET
Manchester United v. Everton, 11 am ET
Brighton v. Newcastle, 11 a.m. ET
Chelsea v. Manchester City, 12:30 ET (Channel 105)
Finally, DIRECTV has announced that it will air four more Major League Baseball games in 4K on channel 106. Here they are:
Red Sox at Yankees, 7 pm ET
Redsox at Yankees, 7 p.m. ET
Dodgers at Nationals, 7 p.m. ET
Twins at Yankees, 7 p.m. ET
DIRECTV has changed the minimum package required to get its live 4K channel to Select so more subscribers could access it as well as the satcaster’s two other 4K channels, which are devoted to recurring programming and Video on Demand. However, the MLB games require a Choice package or above because the MLB Network channel is not available in the Select plan.
— Phillip Swann