Home of Free HD: Now Even More High Definition Channels and Enhanced HDTV coming to New York & New Jersey

50 High Definition Channels Available on April 30

Apr 03, 2008, 01:00 ET from Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey

    NEW YORK, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Warner Cable of New York
 and New Jersey is poised to carry 100 High Definition (HD) channels and add
 more than 250 HD On Demand choices by the end of 2008 across the company's
 service area, starting with a total of 50 on April 30.
     On April 30, the company plans to launch the following 50 channels to
 all of its digital customers in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. Later
 this year, all channels will be available to digital customers in
 Manhattan, New Jersey, the Hudson Valley region and Mt. Vernon.
Free with Digital Service A&E HD ABC Family HD Animal Planet HD CNN HD Discovery HD Disney HD ESPN HD ESPN2 HD ESPN NEWS HD Food Network HD Fox Business News HD Fox News HD Hallmark Movie Channel HD HD Theater (Discovery) HGTV HD History Channel HD The Learning Channel HD Lifetime Movie Network HD M HD MSG HD MSG+ HD National Geographic HD NY1 HD Science Channel HD SportsNet New York HD TBS HD TNT HD Toon Disney HD Travel Channel HD Universal HD Versus/Golf HD WABC HD WCBS HD Weather Channel HD WNBC HD WNET - Thirteen HD WNYW Fox HD WPIX - CW HD WWOR - My Network HD YES HD Free With Sports Packages HD Premium Tier MLB HD HD Net NHL HD HD Net Movies Mojo HD Free with Premium Services Pay Per View HBO HD HD PPV Cinemax HD SHOWTIME HD The Movie Channel HD Starz HD Over the next year in an area-by-area rollout, Time Warner Cable of NY/NJ will launch "Enhanced HDTV" which includes the cable-exclusive Start Over(R) service for standard and high definition programs. Start Over(R) is a service that allows customers to start a program over during its allotted time slot without the need for a DVR. Customers with HD set-tops will be able to "Start Over" more than 13,000 standard definition and 1,500 HD choices a month with the click of a button at no additional charge. By augmenting its HD content offerings with Enhanced HD features, Time Warner Cable offers a combination of HD content and features unparalleled by any competing video or internet provider. Channel locations will be available on our website at the end of this month. Visit timewarnercable.com/nynj. "By delivering the most HD choices and Enhanced HD for free to its Digital Cable customers, Time Warner Cable reaffirms our position as the preeminent multimedia provider in New York City," stated Howard Szarfarc, Executive Vice President for the company's New York City region. "The added capacity for HD channels and content didn't require significant upgrade expenditures or labor costs, and reflects the robust and flexible nature of our existing advanced fiber network." "Unlike with DIRECTV(R), DISH(R) and some telecommunications companies which charge extra for these HD services, our customers can watch what they want, when they want, in HD ... for free," added Szarfarc. Current digital customers can upgrade to an HD set-top at no additional cost. With the vast majority of our HD channels included free with digital service, Time Warner Cable offers the easiest transition to and best value in HD of any provider today. About Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey serves over 1.4 million customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey. Visit timewarnercable.com/nynj Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas - New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. As of December 31, 2007, Time Warner Cable served approximately 14.6 million customers who subscribed to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.

SOURCE Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey