Halifax, Nova Scotia - Eastlink annouced the launch of three new High Definition (HD) channels today. A&E HD, Showcase HD and National Geographic HD will be available to the majority of Eastlink subscribers throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
"The launch of three new channels reflects Eastlink's commitment to expand the selection of HD channels as more customers choose to upgrade their television viewing experience," said Ian Lezama, Director of Marketing. "The future of television is high definition and we will continue to add new high definition services as they become available."
Eastlink's High Definition Package is only $4.95 per month and features a variety of popular channels appealing to a range of consumer tastes and interests.
A&E HD (channel 611) offers the hottest programs from hit Real Life series such as Dog The Bounty Hunter, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, and Criss Angel Mindfreak, to critically acclaimed original movies, dramatic series and some of the most successful justice shows on television--Cold Case Files and The First 48. A&E HD is also the home of the high-profile, Hi Def, off-network series CSI: Miami and The Sopranos(R).
Showcase HD (channel 612) provides viewers with the opportunity to experience and truly "feel" the network's groundbreaking dramas and boundary-pushing series (including acclaimed programs such as Weeds, Rescue Me, The L Word, Rent-A-Goalie, CSI and CSI: Miami) in the best possible quality.
National Geographic Channel HD (channel 613) offers true stories of exploration, culture, science, wildlife, natural phenomena and adventure, National Geographic Channel in HD brings its unique style of compelling storytelling to new heights while providing an even greater experience of "being there."
For more information on Eastlink's High Definition Services, visit Eastlink.ca
Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink is the Maritimes’ largest privately owned and operated telecommunications and entertainment company. Eastlink is one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies with more than 750 employees who provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to business and residential customers across the Maritimes. For more information on Eastlink and its products and services, visit www.eastlink.ca.
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