Comcast customers in suburban Harrisburg and Hershey, Pa. will have 10 more HD channels and four more standard-definition channels to choose from Friday when the cable operator completes its latest channel expansion in the area.
In January, the company announced plans to give consumers more than 1,000 HD choices in 2008 and detailed its strategy to begin adding additional HD movies.
“Our customers requested the most popular movies, sports, nature and lifestyle programming in HD and we are delivering it,” Jim Samaha, senior vice president, Comcast Central Pennsylvania region, said in a statement. “We will continue to offer more HD choices and better HD picture quality, anytime and anywhere our customers want to watch.”
Additional HD networks that will be added to the Comcast lineup in Hershey and Harrisburg’s suburban areas include: AMC HD, Animal Planet HD, Big Ten Network HD, CNN HD, Fox News Channel HD, FX HD, The History Channel HD, NHL Network HD, Speed Channel HD and The Weather Channel HD.
It will also add 3ABN, Inspiration, TBN and The Word to its subscribers’ channel lineup.