Comcast Launches HDTV in Bay Area

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Comcast Corp. launched HDTV service in San Francisco Tuesday, with feeds from
Home Box Office and Showtime, plus the local ABC, NBC and PBS affiliates.

The MSO is making HDTV content available to 800,000 cable homes in 64 cities
throughout the area, extending south to San Jose, east to Oakland and north into
Marin County.

Comcast said it will rent HDTV tuners for $5 per month.