News Ticker

DIRECTV to Air Big East, Big 10 Basketball Tournaments In 4K

DIRECTV this month will air games in 4K HDR from both the Big East and Big Ten college basketball tournaments.

The Big East 4K broadcast, which will be simulcast in high-def on Fox Sports 1, will begin March 13 at 7 p.m. ET. DIRECTV will air Big East tournament games in 4K HDR at 7 p.m. (channel 105) and 9 p.m. ET (channel 105) on March 13; Noon, 2:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET (all channel 105) on March 14; and 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET on March 15 (channel 106.)

Click Amazon: See Today’s Hottest 4K TVs!

The Big Ten 4K broadcast, which will be simulcast in high-def on the Big Ten Network, will begin March 13 at 6:30 p.m. ET. DIRECTV wil air Big Ten tournament games in 4K HDR at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET (channel 106) on March 13; 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET (channel 106) on March 14; and 12:30 p.m and 3 p.m. ET (channel 106) on March 15.

(The satcaster this month will also air games from March Madness, college basketball’s annual championship tournament, in 4K. See our article for further details.)

Fubo TV, the only multi-channel, live streaming service that offers live events in 4K, has also announced it will air Big East and Big Ten tournament games in the new picture format.

Here are some other sporting events that will be available in 4K on DIRECTV this month:

MLB
April 30: Braves at Phillies, 4 p.m. ET (channel 106)

NBA
March 3: Memphis vs. Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. ET (channel 106)
March 10: New Orleans at Atlanta, 6 p.m. ET (channel 106)
March 15: Milwaukee at Miami, 8 p.m. ET (channel 105)
March 19: Los Angeles Lakers at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. ET (channel 106)

— Phillip Swann

Photo credit: Free photo from Pexels.com.

About TV Answer Man (1657 Articles)
The TV Answer Man is veteran journalist Phillip Swann who has covered the TV technology scene for more than two decades. He will report on the latest news and answer your questions regarding new devices and services that are changing the way you watch television.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: