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Cablevision will credit customers for MLB.com

October 28, 2010 |

Cablevision, who has been blocked from broadcasting the World Series due to disputes with FOX over carriage fees, says it will credit customers $10 per monthly bill for two cycles for the price of watching the games on MLB.com. The … Read More

Cablevision adds Univision and Telefutura in HD

May 27, 2010 |

Univision HD and Telefutura HD channel have been added to Cablevision’s free iO TV high-definition lineup today. According to the company, the Spanish-language channels have been added to all markets, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and parts of Pennsylvania. Read More

Cablevision licenses RealD for first 3D sports broadcast

March 24, 2010 | 1

Gearing up for the first live 3D sports broadcast in the US, Cablevision has announced licensing of the stereoscopic RealD Format. The RealD tools will be used to provide tonight’s Rangers vs. Islanders hockey game at Madison Square Garden, a landmark event which will be available to Cablevision subscribers in the Tri-state area with a 3D HDTV and HD service. Read More

Cablevision MSG: First 3D broadcast in US will be hockey game

March 19, 2010 | 2

The first high-definition 3D television broadcast in the US will not come from Comcast or DirecTV but from Cablevision, who will premiere the format Mar. 24 with coverage of the Islanders vs. Rangers NHL game at Madison Square Garden. 3ality Digital will provide the 3D capturing equipment for the event, which will show on Cablevision’s channel 1300. Read More

ABC pulls the plug on Cablevision, clips Oscars

March 7, 2010 | 2

abc_logo_bwAfter an ongoing dispute between Disney (ABC’s parent company) and cable TV provider Cablevision failed to be resolved, the network was pulled at midnight on Saturday, Dec. 6. The dispute wasn’t settled until Sunday night at 8:43 p.m, almost fifteen minutes after the Academy Awards had already started. Until then, 3.1 million Cablevision subscribers were unable to get ABC. Read More

Food Network HD, HGTV HD, back on Cablevision

January 21, 2010 |

cablevision logoCablevision subscribers in the New York Tri-State region will be happy to hear Food Network and HGTV are back online, as the cable provider and Scripps Networks Interactive came to a financial agreement today. Read More

Food Network and HGTV dropped from Cablevision

January 4, 2010 |

hgtv logoAt midnight on Dec. 31, both Food Network and HGTV (owned by Scripps Networks) were dropped from Cablevision’s lineups, a result of both companies failing to come to a carriage agreement. Scripps says its channels are among the most watched, and yet paid among the lowest rates in the industry. Read More

Cablevision TV advertising to go interactive

September 16, 2009 |

Cablevision will be the first cable TV provider to integrate interactive ads into their programming. The company has made deals with six advertisers, who will display interactive ads during commercials. Read More

Cablevision to add Tennis Channel HD

August 26, 2009 | 5

Cablevision has announced it will add the Tennis Channel to its iO Sports Pak service. The channel will be available in both standard and high-definition as soon as the broadcast signal is provided to Cablevision. Read More

Cablevision faces Verizon petition for HD content

July 8, 2009 | 2

Verizon has petitioned the FCC to allow Cablevision and its Madison Square Garden network to provide Verizon with local sports programming in HD. According to the complaint, Cablevision has denied access to the high-definition versions of any of its regional sports programming. Read More

Cablevision reaches 100 HD channels

June 23, 2009 | 3

Cablevision added nearly 30 High-Definition (HD) channels today, reaching their set goal of offering 100 HD channels free-of-charge to digital cable customers. The company added the HD channels across their market areas in Connecticut, New Jersey, Long Island and the Hudson Valley. Read More

Starz/Encore titles added to Cablevision HD VOD

May 19, 2009 |

Cablevision has added high-definition VOD titles from Starz and Encore to its iO TV on-demand library. The titles which range from blockbusters to original programming and documentaries are available free-of-charge to customers who are subscribed to Starz On Demand/Encore On Demand in the New York metro area. Read More

Cablevision to reach 100 HD channels

April 20, 2009 |

Cablevision will reach 100 HD (High Definition) channels throughout their markets by June, according to sources. Bloomberg News reports the cable TV service provider will start by adding 30 new HD channels in New York City this week. Multichannel News reports the company will also be adding 9 HD channels throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey this week. Read More

Cablevision adds 15 HD channels

January 21, 2009 |

Cablevision Systems Corporation has added 15 high-definition channels to its lineup. The cable television provider now offers 70 HD channels at no extra charge to iO TV subscribers. The new channels from HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz and Encore will be added over the next few days. Read More

Cablevision adds Comedy Central HD

January 13, 2009 |

Cablevision announced the addition of Comedy Central HD today to their lineup. The company now offers 69 HD channels at no additional charge with their iO TV service. As well as the 69 high-definition channels, the company offers HD VOD titles at $4.95. That’s a dollar cheaper than most competitors. Read More

Cablevision added MLB Network HD

January 3, 2009 |

Earlier this week Cablevision added both standard-definition and high-definition (HD) channels for the premiere of the MLB Network. Thursday, January 1st marked the launch of the network, which will cover regular season games as well as the World Baseball Classic games in March. The network will also feature classic MLB World Series games in HD. Read More

Cablevision adds four HD Channels

December 2, 2008 |

Cablevision announced it is adding four HD (High-Definition) channels to its iO TV digital cable lineup, to bring the total number of free HD channels to 68. The new HD channels include Bravo HD, CNBC HD+, SCI FI HD and USA HD. Read More

Cablevision adds 15 HD channels, boasts 60 free HD choices

July 29, 2008 | 2

Cablevision has added 15 HD (High-Definition) channels to their lineup, reaching 60 HD programming choices for customers. The high-definition channels are available at no extra charge for customers who subscribe to their iO TV service. The new HD channels are launching across Cablevision service areas all this week. Read More

Cablevision steps up HD offerings

July 3, 2008 |

cablevisionCablevision will give customers an additional 15 HD (high-definition) channels in order to compete with competition from satellite and fiber-optic based television providers. The report, from Reuters, says the New York-based cable operator will add Discovery, Nickelodeon, FX, FOX News, AMC and The Weather Channel to its HD offerings. Read More

Cablevision adds CNN HD lineup

November 8, 2007 |

Cablevision Systems and CNN Worldwide announced the addition of CNN HD to Cablevision’s high-definition programming line-up. This makes it the 42nd high-definition channel available to Cablevision’s 800,000 io digital cable customers with HD televisions. The network, found on channel 725, … Read More