Foxtel has taken a new step in combating streaming services, last night announcing the brand new and game-changing 4K channel. 

Launching this October, the Australian-first live channel will provide viewers with a unique experience and an unprecedented way to watch concerts, live sport, movies and documentaries through Australia’s only guaranteed 4K satellite signal.

The news coincides with the Australian pay TV company announcing the arrival of its new iQ4 set top box, designed to continually upgraded with newer features that will make finding and streaming shows easier for the user. 

The iQ4 will also enable subscribers with a compatible 4K TV to access the 4K channel.

"Innovation is in Foxtel’s DNA and we have continuously redefined entertainment for Australia putting us at the centre of connecting subscribers with the sports and the shows they love," Foxtel CEO, Patrick Delany, said.

"Today’s news is just the first step into a 4K future – this incredible experience will continue to expand as we bring even more sport and entertainment programming to life in guaranteed 4K, making the most of today’s ultra-modern 4K TVs.

"It's TV like never before."

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