Comcast puts some HD in its VOD

January 2005
CED;Jan2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that Comcast Cable has launched a limited range of video-on-demand titles in high-definition format in a variety of markets, including the MSO's Washington Metro/Virginia region. There, Comcast initially offered ondematid access to HD versions of "The Passion of the Christ" and 'The Living Sea," an IMAX title. The MSO said HDVOD fare will carry a premium price of 3.99 dollar to 5.99 dollar per title. In the Washington/Virginia area, in particular, Comcast uses VOD servers and backoffice systems from SeaChange International Inc.


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