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.
High-Definition television from Cablevision is available to iO TV digital cable subscribers, who now number around 1.6 million. That’s up 40% from last year according to the company. The total number of iO TV subscribers (including standard-definition) is around 2.8 million.
New HD channels include:
- Big Ten Network HD
- Cartoon HD
- Turner Classic Movies HD
- Planet Green HD, Style HD
- Outdoor Channel HD
- NBA TV HD
- QVC HD
- truTV HD
- the rest of the new HD channels come from HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz and TMC.
The company says it also plans to add upcoming channel MSNBC HD, scheduled to debut on June 29.
No Disney Channels in HD?
what is taking so long for MSNBC HD?
that’s a pretty good deal from Cablevision. They always have been good competition for the satellite companies. Although Dish Turbo HD have good prices for HD service.