Cable television provider Comcast increased its HD (High-Definition) channel offerings yesterday by adding nine new networks. The new HD channels are Disney HD, ABC Family HD, TLC HD, AMC HD, Science Channel HD, Animal Planet HD, Sci-Fi HD, TMC HD and Showtime 2 HD. The company also stated it is on its way to offering 1,000 HD VOD choices by the end of the year.
Cable television provider Comcast will be rolling out a new action based VOD channel with studio MGM this week, The Associated Press reports. The channel named “Impact” will have 20-30 titles every month featuring action movies and TV shows. MGM will pull titles from its 1,000+ library of action films and shows.
Comcast has added 9 new HD channels to its lineup in Southern New Jersey, TVPredictions reports. The high-definition channels will be available specifically in the Gloucester County area. The 9 new HD channels are MC HD, Animal Planet HD, CNN HD, Discovery HD, Food Network HD, History Channel HD, HGTV HD, Sci Fi HD and USA HD.
Comcast announced yesterday it launched seven new HD (High-Definition) channels in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The new channels are Disney HD, ABC Family HD, TLC HD, AMC HD, Science Channel HD, The Movie Channel HD and Showtime 2 HD.
Comcast, the television/voice/internet provider and now self-described “video game pioneer,” is giving away Wii gaming systems. Customers who subscribe to the Preferred Plus or Premier Triple Play packages will receive the Wii system as part of promotional partnership with Nintendo. The national offer runs from Monday till August 17th for new Comcast subscribers.
Comcast will be launching a standalone HD channel for E! Television in December, as well as splitting the The Golf Channel and Versus, which have been sharing an HD channel but will soon have their own channels. This according to an article from Multichannel News.
Comcast Corp. adds to its HD VOD (video-on-demand) offerings this month which includes new episodes of the television series “Weeds”, the return of past seasons of “The Office” and “30 Rock”, and sci-fi movies titles such as “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”.
Comcast Corporation, along with reaching 500 choices in HD yesterday, also announced their current list of video-on-demand feature films to be broadcast in high definition. Below is a list of the current VOD feature films available this month in HD.
Comcast announced today it reached 500 choices in high-definition (HD) on its network and is adding more video-on-demand (VOD) and over 150 hours of HD television shows from Showtime, Encore, MoviePlex and Starz.
MGM HD will soon be available to Comcast cable customers, as both companies signed a broadcast distribution agreement. MGM has a library of thousands of classic and contemporary films which will be broadcast in 1080i on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s first fully owned cable channel in the United States.
Today Comcast announced it would be adding eleven new HD (high-definition) channels in the Oregon and SW Washington market. The new channels will include Disney Channel HD, ABC Family Channel HD, Discovery Channel HD, TLC HD, Science Channel HD, Food Network HD, Animal Planet HD, SciFi HD, CNN HD, AMC HD, and TBS HD.
Comcast added six new high-definition channels to its lineup in the San Francisco Bay area. The channels include Sci-Fi HD, Food Network HD, Animal Planet HD, The Learning Channel (TLC) HD, CNN HD and AMC HD. The television service provider also offers 400 HD choices On-demand.
News from a Dow Jones Newswire yesterday quoted Comcast’s Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis as saying that HD competitor DirecTV, a satellite provider, has done a “better job” of marketing its HD offerings. He added, “not every HD channel deserves to be in HD, and there are lots of HD channels that aren’t watched very much.”
Comcast/South Florida announced in a press release yesterday that they will add 6 new high definition (HD) channels and VOD choices to their lineup. The new channels will include Food Network HD (Channel 414), USA Network HD (Channel 420), History Channel HD (Channel 422), Discovery Channel HD (Channel 424), Animal Planet HD (Channel 426), and Sci-Fi Network HD (Channel 427).
Engadget reports that Comcast will be adding 10 new HD channels in New Jersey. The channels include USA HD, Sci-Fi HD, Food Network HD, A&E HD, HD Theater, The History Channel HD, HGTV HG, Animal Planet HD and …
Comcast announced today it’s plans to add 6 new high-definition (HD) channels in Washington state, on March 4, 2008. The new channels, which will be available in Seattle and Spokane, will include: Animal Planet HD, Discovery Channel HD, The …
The world’s No. 1 cable operator Comcast Corp. later this year will introduce technology that allows subscribers to download high-definition movies in four minutes.
Comcast plans to bow 1,000 on-demand HD movies at the end of 2008, using over-cable-service-interface-specifications (DOCSIS …