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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2008
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink will provide customers with more high definition channels with its announcement today that it will launch 12 NEW HD channels. Six of the 12 channels are now available in select areas (check Eastlink.ca for availability), while the remainder will launch soon.
"This addition to the HD channel line-up will provide customers with more opportunity to watch their favorite shows for a superior viewing experience," says Ian Lezama, Director of Marketing. "It is an exciting time as customers are increasingly looking to experience all of Eastlink's expanded entertainment options including high definition and OnDemand programming."
Beginning today, the HD channels listed below will be added to Eastlink's HD channel pack. Subscription to the standard definition version of these channels (Time Zone Pak) is required to receive the HD version.
Eastlink will also launch Speed HD (channel 620) and a PPV HD (channel 695). Speed HD is the HD Equivalent to the Speed Channel and will be available as a Freeview to all digital cable customers with an HD ready Digital Cable box for a limited time.
Coming soon! HD Extra Pak - provides the best unique HD programming for just $6.95 per month.
HDTV delivers significantly higher picture resolution, richer colour, and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. TV images on an Eastlink HDTV Digital Box have over five times the resolution of standard analogue television and images are wide-screen for the full cinematic experience.
For information on the availability of the new HD offering, Eastlink Digital Cable, or other products and services, visit www.Eastlink.ca or call toll free 1-888-345-1111 in NS and PEI or 1-866-737-7662 in NL.
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