Introducing the coolest PVR experience - PVR Anywhere, powered by award-winning Microsoft® Mediaroom ™. Part of an advanced suite of TELUS services delivered on our new PureFibre Optic Network*, this exciting feature gives you the freedom to enjoy TV like never before, with amazing flexibility and convenience.
Since every TELUS digital box is HD-ready, and every Optik™ TV package includes HD channels, you can experience the thrill of HD right from the start. Sports, adventure and movies are just some of the programming you can watch on over 185 HD channels. You'll enjoy a more vibrant view with a crystal-clear picture, a true widescreen experience and superior sound quality. HD gives you:
HD delivers the best picture and the best viewing experience. You will see more details and enjoy a sharper, clearer and more vibrant picture than you would with standard definition TV.
Watch your favourite shows on a widescreen picture that delivers movies and sports that better fit your TV screen, providing a more intense viewing experience.
Enjoy rich, resonant 5.1 Dolby® Digital sound, creating a much more memorable, cinematic television experience.
Planning your TV viewing is a breeze with the Optik™ TV on-screen Interactive Programming Guide. Choose from hundreds of entertainment options or quickly view program schedules up to 14 days in advance. You can also block content with Parental Control, create a favourites list and more.
See what else is on with Picture-in-Picture browsing while watching your current show.
Access detailed TV program information up to 14 days in advance, including first-run episode dates, featured actors, and when future episodes are scheduled to air.
Quickly find shows and movies featuring your favourite actors.
Customize your onscreen guide to display only the channels you want by creating a favourites list on each of your digital boxes
Block content by channel or by rating, so you can manage what your family watches.
See the name and number of who is calling you on your TV screen. Take the call or wait until the show is over. (*Call Display requires a monthly subscription.)
Get more out of your Optik TV experience with interactive apps. Facebook, tweet, share photos and more right on your TV. Watch 4 shows at the same time with Multi-View! Plus, set PVR recordings from your smartphone or tablet!
Choose from hundreds of movies, many in HD. Watch them as many times as you want during the rental period and enjoy full controls that let you pause, rewind and fast-forward. When you rent a Video On Demand you can access it from any room in your home, and play it on up to 2 TVs at the same time while only paying for it once.
To view a selection of popular movie trailers, go to channel 15 or surf the VOD menu
Subscribe to Movie 4 or 6 Pack and watch your favourite Movie Central and HBO shows on demand.
Get a front row seat for all the action and pay only for the games and events you choose to watch. Even record a purchased PPV event on your TELUS HD PVR.
The Optik Restart feature allows you to start shows from the very beginning of the episode, even if you tune in late.