Tuesday, June 13, 2017

AT&T Delivers 4X More Enjoyment with the U.S. Open Experience on DIRECTV

(MEDIA ALERT) - DIRECTV customers will be shouting “4!” instead of “Fore!” when they tune into this year’s 117th U.S. Open Championship, at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. They’ll be watching 4 days of golf action, on a 4-screens-in-1 “mosaic” channel1 and select holes in 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD).

With FOX Sports and the USGA, AT&T2 is giving fans expanded coverage with its U.S. Open Experience on DIRECTV channels 701-705.  All the action starts June 15.

Coverage will also include a 4K/UHD broadcast of 3 holes on the Erin Hills course during all 4 rounds on DIRECTV 4K channel 106.

Each channel within the U.S. Open Mix Channel (find it on DIRECTV channel 701) is in HD3, fully produced with its own announcers. It includes:
- The network simulcast (702) – FOX/FS1
- Featured Group 1 (703)
- Featured Group 2 (704)
- Featured Holes (705) - 13, 14, 15.

Each channel in the mix can be tuned to full screen.

DIRECTV subscribers with 4K/Ultra-High-Definition equipment and qualifying DIRECTV service can also get 4K coverage of holes 13, 14 and 15. And it all comes in stunning quality roughly 4x the screen resolution of HDTV on DIRECTV 4K channel 106.4 For more information on getting 4K UHD ready, visit http://www.directv.com/4k or call (800) 531-5000.

Alongside the video, select the red button on your DIRECTV remote control to use interactive features like:
- Top 5 Leaders. Get a convenient view of the top 5 current scores against par.
- And if you want more, an “EXPAND” option takes you directly to the full Leaderboard.
- Leaderboard. Get information on all golfers in the field.  Press “SELECT” on a golfer to access their in-depth scorecard. Select the star icon to add a golfer to the “FAVORITES” list atop Leaderboard.

The Mix Channel and interactive menu are available during broadcast hours for all 4 days of the tournament.

Days of Coverage / Networks and 4K Channel  (all times ET)
6/15 THU 11am–6 p.m. FS1 4K – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (106)
            6–9 p.m. FOX
6/16 FRI 11 a.m.–6 p.m. FS1 4K – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (106)
                6-9 p.m. FOX
6/17 SAT 11 a.m.–8 p.m. FOX 4K – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  (106)
6/18 SUN 11am–8:30 p.m. FOX 4K – 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (106)

1 For full Mosaic channel and interactive functionality, HD equipment model H/HR21 or later is required. 
2 AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. 
3 To access HD programming, HD television is required.
4 Requires a Genie HD DVR (model HR54 or later) and a 4K Ready TV, or a 4K TV connected to a 4K Genie Mini. (Additional & Advanced Receiver fees apply.) To watch the local FOX over-the-air TV station all you need is a subscription to the SELECT package or above; a subscription to the ENTERTAINMENT package or above is required to receive Fox Sports 1; and 4K account authorization and professional installation required. 

Visit directv.com/4K for details.

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