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 …
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.
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.
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.
After 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.
Cablevision 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.
At 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cablevision 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.
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, …