What cable companys in what citys have made the jump into HDTV

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  1. Luke_Y

    Luke_Y Second Unit

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    Just wondering what cable companys are offering HD and in what cities. It seems a cheaper way to get into it, as you would be geting the set top box from the cable co. Then again they do charge rental fees don't they?

    What are the programing price packages? Do they charge extra for the HD locals or are they in the standard Pkg.?
     
  2. Nick_P

    Nick_P Auditioning

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    Comcast Cable - in parts of the Philadelphia area and parts of central New Jersey. Must subscribe to digital cable service. HDD-200 high def decoder rental is 10.95 that gets you NBC and ABC in high def. If you subscribe to HBO, you get HBO-HD, if you subscribe to Showtime then you get Showtime-HD. Not sure what the deal is with CBS, last I read, they were still efforting.
     
  3. Mike I

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    Time Warner cable is offering HD in most of it's major markets....
     
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    In Toronto, Rogers Cable just launched an 8 channel package including CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, PBS, PayTV (The Movie Network - our HBO), Pay-per-view and a demo channel. The network feeds come from Detroit.
     
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    Time Warner Cable in Charlotte, NC.
     
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    Cox Communications in the Northeast USA has confirmed that they have NO estimate when (or if) they will be providing HighDef Cable content.

    Fortunately, OTA DTV is accessible from Boston stations, and possibly R.I. stations after May 2002 rollout.

    Regards,

    Keith
     
  7. Luke_Y

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    Well, Kansas City must be a major market, we have HBO, SHO, and PBS through Time Warner Cable
     

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