In its pursuit to bring consumers the best of cable technology, Layer3 TV announced the availability of 4K Ultra HD content, live and on demand. Included without any additional fees and available for every Layer3 TV set-top box deployed in the market, Layer3 TV’s advanced technology allows consumers with 4K televisions to view stunning 4K throughout the home.
Customers of The New Cable® can now access all six episodes, as they become available weekly, of Planet Earth II On Demand through late April. In addition, Layer3 TV customers have access to the company’s first 24/7 linear channel, NASA TV UHD, produced by Harmonic.
Our planet and universe provide a perfect canvas to showcase Layer3 TV’s 4K capabilities,” said Lindsay Gardner, Chief Content Officer of Layer3 TV. “We are thrilled to bring Planet Earth II and NASA TV UHD to our customers and committed to adding more 4K linear channels and 4K VOD as content becomes available.
“Planet Earth II is spectacularly stunning visual storytelling,” said Josh Reader, Senior Vice President of Distribution for AMC Networks. “We are thrilled to partner with Layer3 TV in bringing this extraordinary content to viewers in 4K.”
Planet Earth II is an immersive exploration of the islands, mountains, jungles, grasslands, deserts and cities of the world. The series, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, captures eye-to-eye encounters with incredible creatures, epic journeys through breathtaking wildernesses and the wonder of the natural world as never seen before in ultra-high definition detail.
NASA TV UHD showcases the breathtaking beauty and grandeur of space using high-resolution images and video generated from the International Space Station and other current NASA missions, as well as remastered footage from historical missions.
With Layer3 TV’s allHD™ Platinum package, customers can access Planet Earth II On Demand through April 24th and NASA TV UHD anytime on channel 350.
About T-Mobile US, Inc.
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. Our advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 75.6 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.
About Layer3 TV
Layer3 TV, Inc. is The New Cable®. Layer3 TV offers customers a revolutionary, intuitive interface that seamlessly integrates the best of cable TV, premium channels, streaming online video content, social media, and smart home devices. Founded in 2013, the company is backed by highly respected players in entertainment and private equity including Evolution Media (whose shareholders include TPG Growth, Creative Artists Agency, and Jeff Skoll/Participant Media), Paulson and Company, Inc., Altice, and North Bridge Venture Partners. To learn more follow Layer3 TV on Twitter and Facebook or visit layer3tv.com.
About BBC America
Created in 1998, BBC AMERICA is a hub of innovative, culturally contagious programming like the ground-breaking un-scripted series Top Gear, the top-rated science-fiction phenomenon Doctor Who, and the fan-favorite Orphan Black. The influential network has been the launch pad for talent including Ricky Gervais, Gordon Ramsay, and Graham Norton — all adopted as American pop culture icons. A joint venture between BBC Worldwide (the commercial arm of the BBC) and AMC Networks, BBCA has attracted both critical acclaim and major awards including five Emmy® Awards, five Golden Globes® and 12 Peabody Awards. The irrepressible network has garnered one of cable’s most curious, educated and affluent audiences, with many properties boasting super-fan levels of engagement. Available on cable and satellite TV, BBC America broadcasts in both standard and high-definition, is available On Demand across all major digital platforms and offers full episodes online at bbcamerica.com. Find out more by visiting press.bbcamerica.com or follow us on twitter.com/bbcamerica.
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) is the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure for emerging television and video services. Harmonic enables customers to produce, deliver and monetize amazing video experiences, with unequalled business agility and operational efficiency, by providing market-leading innovation, high-quality service and compelling total cost of ownership. More information is available at harmonicinc.com.