SureWest Communications, serving Northern California, announced Oct. 23 it will enhance its high definition (HD) television offerings and make available at least 38 HD channels by the end of November 2007. SureWest has a unique edge on other HD providers as it uses a fiber-optic network to distribute high definition signals.
The company’s SureWest Broadband cable subsidiary recently launched three new significant HD channels: A&E, Fox Business Channel, History Channel, bringing its current HD total to 26 with 12 more channels set to launch over the next six weeks, including highly-rated networks like
Biography, Bravo, CNN, SCI FI Channel, TBS and USA Network.
SureWest President and CEO Steve Oldham says, “With our virtually unlimited bandwidth capabilities, what really makes this exciting is that, unlike our competitors, we can continue to add to our compelling HD mix without sacrificing picture quality. Our fiber platform creates a superior customer experience in terms of a crystal clear HD image and faster channel change times.”