Why TELUS Optik TV?

  • 1 PVR is all you need - record and play back your shows on up to 6 TVs in your home with a digital box
  • TELUS 4K TV- Wider view. Sharper image. Better sound.
  • Choose from over 700 of your favourite channels, including over 250 in HD and 74 Galaxie music channels, plus 90 radio stations!
  • Onscreen TELUS Call Display right on your TV!
  • Easy to use Interactive Program Guide
  • Access to the best movies 24/7 with TELUS Video on Demand
  • Commercial-free movie and music channels
  • Interactive onscreen news, weather, and entertainment on the myTELUS channel
Why TELUS Optik TV

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PVR Anywhere, only from TELUS

The coolest PVR experience - PVR Anywhere, powered by award-winning Microsoft® Mediaroom ™. Part of an advanced suite of TELUS services delivered on our PureFibre Network, this exciting feature gives you the freedom to enjoy TV like never before, with amazing flexibility and convenience.

  • 1 PVR is all you need - record and play back your shows on up to 6 TVs in your home with a digital box
  • Record up to 5 shows simultaneously from any room - you never need to miss a show again
  • Pause a recorded program in one room and pick it up from the same spot in a different room
  • Record your favourite series with the touch of a button.
  • Get PVR functionality from any TV when watching recorded programs - Pause, replay, rewind, fast-forward
  • Up to 100 hours in 4K or 400 hours of HD programming stored on the PVR!

It's easy to get HD

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:

  • Crystal-clear picture

    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.

  • True widescreen experience

    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.

  • Superior sound

    Enjoy rich, resonant 5.1 Dolby® Digital sound, creating a much more memorable, cinematic television experience.


Take control of your TV viewing

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.

  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP)

    See what else is on with Picture-in-Picture browsing while watching your current show.

  • Detailed program information

    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.

  • Keyword search

    Quickly find shows and movies featuring your favourite actors.

  • Favourites lists

    Customize your onscreen guide to display only the channels you want by creating a favourites list on each of your digital boxes

  • Parental Control

    Block content by channel or by rating, so you can manage what your family watches.

  • Onscreen Call Display

    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.)

TELUS Optik TV Programming Guide

Optik TV Apps!

Get more out of your Optik TV experience with interactive apps. Plus, set PVR recordings from your smartphone or tablet! Best of all, apps are included with Optik TV and Internet. Your Optik TV account also gives you access to a world of apps on your mobile.

Optik TV apps available on your TV

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • hayu
  • TED
  • Stingray Music
  • Stingray Karaoke
  • The Weather Network
  • YouTube 
  • Musicroom
  • Call display
  • National Film Board

Optik TV apps available on your mobile device

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • hayu
  • YouTube
  • Optik TV App
  • Stingray Music
TELUS Optik TV Apps

Video On Demand - great movies whenever you want

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.

  • What's on

    To view a selection of popular movie trailers, go to channel 15 or surf the VOD menu

  • Video On Demand service starts at just $1 per selection!

    Subscribe to "Crave + Movies + HBO" pack and watch your favourite Crave shows, movies and HBO shows on demand.

Pay Per View - Game on!

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.

TELUS Optik TV Movie

Optik Restart

The Optik Restart feature allows you to start shows from the very beginning of the episode, even if you tune in late.

How it Works

  • Find a show with a Restart icon in the live TV guide, highlight it and press OK
  • Press OK to select the green Restart show button that appears
  • The episode will start playing from the beginning. You will see the following message: You have until ___ to finish watching this program. You can pause and rewind just like live TV. You can also launch Restart directly from the Program Info page of Restart-enabled content.
  • Return to in-progress live TV when your show is done.

More Information

  • Lots of channels to choose from! View the list
  • Optik restart is included with Optik TV at no extra cost.
Optik Restart Feature

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