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Cable Technology Feature Article

August 30, 2010

Time Warner Cable Offers Over 150 HD Channels to New York City

By Vinti Vaid, TMCnet Contributor

Time Warner Cable’s New York City Region has launched over 25 high-definition (HD) channels for customers in New York City, Mount Vernon, Hudson Valley, and New Jersey.

Howard Szarfarc, executive vice president, and Time Warner (News - Alert) Cable’s NYC Region said that Time Warner Cable could now provide New Yorkers, with all the HD games of all nine New York sports teams and NY1 in HD, and that only Time Warner Cable provided customers the ability to Start Over HD shows and series already in progress, and watch them from their start and is free for all Digital Cable customers.

An HD digital converter is required to receive HD channels. For a complete channel listing or pricing, visit http://www.timewarnercable.com/nynj

The following digital HD channels have been made available:

·         CMT HD

·         Cooking Channel HD

·         CSPAN 2 HD 

·         CSPAN 3 HD

·         Discovery Kids HD

·         DIY HD

·         EWTN HD

·         Fox Soccer HD

·         Galavision HD

·         Hallmark HD

·         Nat Geo Wild HD

·         Nick HD

·         TV Guide HD

·         VH1 HD

The following Sports Tier HD channels are now available:

·         Big Ten 2 HD

·         Big Ten 3 HD

·         Big Ten 4 HD

·         Big Ten 5 HD

·         Gol TV HD 

The following Premium HD channels are now available:

·         HBO HD (SAP (News - Alert))

·         HBO 2 HD (SAP) 

·         HBO Comedy HD (SAP)

·         HBO Family HD (SAP)  

·         HBO Signature HD (SAP)

·         HBO Zone HD (SAP) 

·         Showtime Beyond HD

·         Showtime Next HD

·         Showtime Women HD

The following Basic service HD channel is now available:

·         CSPAN HD – Provides live coverage of the United States House of Representatives. 

Vinti Vaid is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Vinti's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison