BT TV Total Entertainment now has Netflix in 4K
BT has just announced that it is the first TV service in the UK to have support for 4K Netflix streaming, to enjoy 4K streaming you will of course need the 4K YouView box that comes with the BT TV Total Entertainment service.
Adding 4K Netflix builds on the existing BT Sports UHD channel and while we expect the majority on a BT TV service to subscribe to an unlimited broadband service, for those whose usage will stay under 40GB per month there are savings to be had particularly as streamed Netflix content via the YouView set-top box does not count to the monthly usage allowance and a single 4K film can weigh in at 16GB of data.
Of course 4K Netflix is not restricted to BT TV, you can watch it on a number of compatible smart 4K TV's or use set-top boxes like the Nvidia Shield, Roku 4 or Amazon Fire TV, of which the Fire TV is the cheapest at £79.99. The set-top boxes need to be paired with a suitable UHD TV, i.e. supports HDCP 2.2 to see the resolution improvement of course.