Charter Launches HDTV in St. Louis


Charter Communications Inc. said it officially launched HDTV service in St. Louis, offering four cable HD networks and one broadcast network to its 436,000 customers in the metropolitan area.

According to Charter, customers with HD television sets can now access Showtime-HD, HBO-HD, HDNet and HDNet Movies and one commercial broadcast network -- KSDK (NBC) channel 5 -- through the MSO’s special HDTV set-top box.

In a press release, Charter said it has launched HD service in more than 25 markets this year.