Okko launches first UHD movies on Russian VOD market

In late 2014 Okko (formerly Play), a leading player on the Russian VOD market, launched the country’s first Ultra HD 4K video service. The solution, developed in partnership with LG Electronics, was designed to meet the requirements of Hollywood studios for content protection, giving Okko the opportunity to work with original content filmed in 4K quality.

In December, Russian movie aficionados equipped with a UHD LG Smart TV could thus watch Hollywood blockbuster “The Expendables 3” in this format – which Okko claims was a world premiere.

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