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Can I watch an On Demand 4K movie right after I order it?


Yes, but only the 4K movies that have been pre-downloaded to your Genie HD DVR. There are always at least three On Demand 4K movies available to watch instantly if you have opted in to the Genie Recommends feature (see this page to learn more). All other 4K movies should be downloaded to your DVR Playlist before you can watch them.

Connecting your Genie HD DVR to the Internet allows you to access more movies, at a faster download rate. You can start watching a movie that’s delivered via the Internet once you see a yellow download icon next to the title in your Playlist. However, it is highly recommended that you wait for the full download in order to get the optimum experience. A green play icon displays next to your movie in your Playlist when the download is completed. Learn more about connecting your Genie to the Internet

4K On Demand movies are available on Channel 1102. Don't want to wait for a download? Tune to our Pay Per View 4K channel 105—there’s always a movie available to order, 24/7.

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