Directv HD

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  1. VolnTitan

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    For those of you that have Directv, they have started to put up their new HD channels. Very nice quality!
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  2. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    Details!

    How many? Which ones? I'm close to making the switch from Comcast and this might put me over the edge. ;)
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  3. OILERTATTOO

    OILERTATTOO Camp Fodder

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    Available now

    1. ESPN HD (206/73)
    2. ESPN2 HD (209/72)
    3. (Discovery) HD Theater (76)
    4. HDNet (79)
    5. HDNet Movies (78)
    6. TNT HD (245/75)
    7. Universal HD (74)
    8. CD USA (101)
    9. HBO HD East (70/501/509)
    10. Showtime HD (71/537/543)

    MPEG4 RECENT ADDITIONS

    11. A&E HD (265)
    12. Animal Planet HD (282)
    13. Big Ten HD (220)
    14. CNN HD (202)
    15. Discovery HD (278)
    16. History Channel HD (269)
    17. TLC HD (280)
    18. NFL Network HD (212)
    19. Science Channel HD (284)
    20. Smithsonian HD (267)
    21. TBS HD (247)
    22. Versus HD / Golf Channel HD (604)
    23. Weather Channel HD (362)
    24. The Movie Channel HD (544)
    25. SHO Too HD (538)
    26. Showtime HD West (540)
    27. Starz Comedy HD (519)
    28. Starz HD East (520)
    29. Starz HD West (521)
    30. Starz Edge HD (522)
    31. Starz Kids and Family (518)


    --Coming Soon


    Announced HD Additions
    * = not a simulcast of the SD channel (if available), programming will vary.
    Channel names in RED are currently in test mode on the D*10 satellite
    Source: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=899457 Thanks to Bschneider

    <<updating>> 2007

    1. Food Network*
    2. HGTV*
    3. MHD (MTV brand channel)
    4. National Geographic
    5. Cinemax-E
    6. Cinemax-W
    7. MoreMax
    8. HBO-W
    9. HBO2-E
    10. HBO2-W
    11. HBO Family-E
    12. HBO Family-W
    13. HBO Signature
    <<<updating>>> 2007
    14. Bravo
    15. Cartoon Network
    16. Chiller
    17. CNBC
    18. Fuel
    19. FX
    20. MTV
    21. NBA TV
    22. VH1
    23. SciFi Channel
    24. Sleuth
    25. Speed
    26. USA Network

    December 2007
    27. The Tennis Channel
    Spring 2008
    28. ABC Family
    29. Disney Channel
    30. ESPN News
    31. MGM
    32. Toon Disney
    Channels in Test Mode with no official carriage announcement
    33. NHL Network
    34. Outdoor
    35. Spike
    36. Comedy Central
    37. Nickelodeon East
    38. CSTV

    Regional Sports Networks
    Available nationally, but local blackout rules still apply.
    Fall 2007

    1. Altitude
    2. Comcast SportsNet Chicago
    3. Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic
    4. FSN Arizona
    5. FSN Bay Area
    6. FSN Detroit
    7. FSN Florida
    8. FSN New England
    9. FSN North
    10. FSN Northwest
    11. FSN Ohio
    12. FSN Prime Ticket
    13. FSN Rocky Mountain
    14. FSN South
    15. FSN Southwest
    16. FSN West
    17. New England Sports Network
    18. SportsNet New York
    19. SportsSouth
    20. Sun Sports
    21. YES
    Channels in Test Mode with no official carriage announcement
    22. FSN Midwest
    23. FSN Houston
    24. FSN New York
    25. FSN Pittsburgh
    26. MSG
    27. FSN Cincinnati
    28. Comcast SportsNet West
    29. MASN/SportsTime Ohio


    Foreign Language Channels

    1. HBO Latino - 9/07
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  4. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    Has Comcast even tried to respond with plans to add anything anytime soon?
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  5. VolnTitan

    VolnTitan Starter

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    And the best news? Better quality!!
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  6. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

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    Sci-Fi HD ? sweet .... 2 years too late
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  7. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    finally, no black bars for comedy central!
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  8. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    Are these full 1080i or just a few shows like the networks do?
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  9. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    comcast sucks.
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  10. Starkiller

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    The channels are full 1080i, but the shows aren't all HD. It's the same as ESPN HD (with bars on the sides of SD content) or TNT HD (with stretched SD content).
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