TELUS Optik Smart Remote for iOS 3.0 Adds On Demand Library Access


TELUS has updated its Optik Smart Remote for iOS to 3.0, which now brings a new On Demand tab to browse movies and TV shows, with a customizable view via filters. Also new is a search function plus the ability to playback your PVR recordings on your TV with one tap.

What’s New in Version 3.0
•Browse thousands of great movies and TV shows in the On Demand tab.
•Use filters to see only what you want in the On Demand library.
•Use the search function to quickly find the TV show or movie you want to watch.
•Playback recordings with just a tap.
•Bug fixes.

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The Optik TV remote app was first released back in fall of 2010 and later added the ability to change channels, on top of its ability to manage your PVR recordings. 

Click here to download TELUS Optik Smart Remote 3.0 for iOS. Telus tells us an Android update is coming soon.


  • djepsilon

    Meanwhile in Shaw-land…

  • No kidding. Still patiently waiting for an iOS solution to control the Gateway setup.

  • IB6UB9

    Got rid of my gateway in December, saving almost $40 a month and enjoying my Telus app. Thanks!!

  • djepsilon

    Last I read they were going to start doing customer trials on the new app starting January. See here:
    Who knows how long until they launch to the public. They sure have been taking their sweet ass time!