Netflix reveals ISP streaming HD performance

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Netflix has revealed ISP performance tested on streaming HD content playback. At the top of the metric is Charter who provided the highest performance in the testing, averaging between 2500 kbps and 2700 kbps.

Charter signs deal with TiVo

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Charter Communications and TiVo have signed a multi-year agreement to provide the TiVo Premiere set-top box for subscribers. The Premiere will hold 45 hours of high-definition content (or 400 hours standard-definition) supporting 1080p and 1080i HD…

Charter adds EPIX online

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Charter customers who subscribe to the premium EPIX channel will now have access online at www.charter.net/epix. You just have to log-in with your Charter email address or account username and password to get access to all…

Epix launching online HD viewing

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Epix is launching widespread online viewing of content for Cox and Mediacom customers on EpixHD.com. The service provides Epix subscribers with a full lineup of movies via the website, including over 150 HD and SD movies…

Charter subscribers to get Epix HD

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If you subscribe to Charter Communications you’ll soon be able to get Epix HD, a premium movie channel launched in Oct. ’09 by Viacom Inc., its Paramount Pictures unit, MGM and Lionsgate. Epix is currently running…

Charter running HDTV giveaway for subscribers

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Charter is running a sweepstakes for its subscribers to give away a home entertainment system, an HDTV and game DVDs. The promotion is a collaboration between cable TV provider Charter Communications and game content provider GSN/Imagination.

Charter’s April HDTV giveaways

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Charter is giving away an HDTV every day this month, and you don’t even have to be a subscriber. Although, you do have to submit your phone number, email and home address, and live in an…

Charter adds 4 HD channels in St. Louis

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Charter Communications has added 4 new HD channels to its lineup in the St. Louis, Missouri area. The new hi-def channels include: Food Network HD (Ch. 760), HGTV HD (Ch. 761), National Geographic Channel HD (Ch….

Charter to add HD channels in Wisconsin

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Charter Communications has announced plans to add six new HD (high-definition) channels on August 27. The cable television provider will add Fox Sports Net (FSN), Animal Planet-HD, Smithsonian Channel-HD, TBS-HD, In-Demand-HD and The Movie Channel-HD.

LIN TV makes HD deal with DirecTV

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Early this week LIN TV made a deal with DirecTV to broadcast both analog and high-definition channels. The agreement will include television stations owned by LIN TV in 15 markets. Some markets include Albuquerque, Austin, Buffalo,…

DISH offers $50 to switch

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DISH Network is offering a $50 incentive to switch to their services in the Grand Rapids, Green Bay, Hartford and Providence Areas. The offer comes after an agreement failed to be made between television/media company LIN…

Charter customers in St. Louis to get 8 new HD channels

Charter Communications said today it will add eight new HD (high definition) channels next month to the Metropolitan St. Louis area. The scheduled day is May 15th, however the announcement did not mention what channels would…

HD decides where Super Bowl will be watched

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A survey from Comcast says that HD will decide where and how football fans will watch the Super Bowl. The New England Patriots vs. The New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII is a must watch…

The Weather Channel moves toward native HD in 2008

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The Weather Channel is well on its way to the launch of its first HD studio programs, Your Weather Today and Evening Edition, on June 2, 2008. By early May, sets will be in place for…

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