More Networks Jump Into The High-Definition Fray

Reynolds, Mike
May 2007
Multichannel News;5/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p23
The article reports on the growth of high-definition (HD) format among television stations in the U.S. The History Channel HD will take its first public step into the enhanced format when the 24-hour service bows with direct-broadcast satellite provider DirectTV. Meanwhile, EchoStar Communications Corp.'s Dish Network has added Cinemax HD in order to raise its enhanced format roster to 32 channels.


Related Articles

  • EchoStar To Offer CBS HDTV To Eligible Subs. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;7/23/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 17, p4 

    Reports the launch of CBS HD television channels of Echostar Communication in Littleton, Colorado. Demonstration of CBS during the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association convention; Subscription of local channel package; Features of HDTV programming.

  • More On DirecTV.  // CableFAX Daily;2/23/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p1 

    Reports on the plan of DirecTV to increase the number of its cable subscribers in the U.S. by 2008. Estimated number of high definition channels to be offered by the company by 2007.

  • HDTV model station kicks off. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;8/12/96, Vol. 126 Issue 34, p17 

    Reports on WHD-TV Washington's transmission of a segment of `Lawrence of Arabia' to monitors at host station WRC-TV. Delivery of a live high-definition coverage of the station's dedication; Attendees; Comments from broadcasting executives.

  • National deals scrambling local TV market. Schoettle, Anthony // Indianapolis Business Journal;07/12/99, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p5A 

    Focuses on the introduction of high definition television (HDTV) to the mass market in Indiana. Leadership of the WTHR television station in offering HDTV; Deals among national television networks and electronic companies for the joint offering of HDTV to the local market.

  • Nets increase HDTV output. Grotticelli, Michael // Broadcasting & Cable;10/8/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 42, p36 

    Reports the increase of high definition television (HDTV) output of sports and entertainment from TV networks in the United States. Broadcasting of a 16-hour schedule a week from HDNET via satellite; Entry of TV network ABC into the HD fad; Inaccessibility of HDTV programming.

  • New wave Euro HD. West, Janet // TVB Europe;Feb2003, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1 

    Reports on the development of Euro 1080, the first high definition television in Europe. Provision of a variety of program genres; Date of the targeted operation schedule; Source of finances.

  • WETA-TV to build HDTV station. Dickson, Glen // Broadcasting & Cable;4/1/96, Vol. 126 Issue 14, p60 

    Reports on WETA-TV Washington's announcement to build a high definition television (HDTV) broadcast station by the middle of 1998. Replacement of analog plant; Details on station's participation in HDTV broadcast in 1992; Names of other persons who proposed experimental HDTV stations; Comments...

  • WXYZ begins a new era with HD. Doback, Michael // Broadcast Engineering;Dec98, Vol. 40 Issue 14, p58 

    Reports on the high definition television (HDTV) technology used in Detroit, Michigan-based WXYZ television station. Infrastructure support for HDTV and multichannel operations; Phases of the conversion process; Functional block diagram developed for the desired system; Equipment selection;...

  • Getting HD from there to air. Berger, Robin // Electronic Media;09/06/99, Vol. 18 Issue 36, p6 

    Reports on difficulties encountered by KOMO-TV of Seattle, Washington, in getting high definition television (HDTV) footage from the field and on the air. Use of a portable HDW700A camcorder to gather news as impractical; Ways in which engineering staff used high-definition camera work;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics