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12-06-2007, 03:36 PM
:p DIRECTV Ready to Expand Local HD
On Wednesday, DIRECTV said it plans to expand its local high def services to 76 markets, representing more than 75 percent of U.S. TV households, when it rolls out an 11 additional local HD markets by mid-2008.

DIRECTV began the extended rollout with the launch of HD local channels in the Flint, Mich. and Waco, Texas areas last week.

The 11 local markets to receive HD programming from DIRECTV include Albany/Schenectady/Troy, N.Y., Paducah, Ky., Cedar Rapids/Waterloo, Iowa, Tucson, Ariz., Flint/Saginaw/Bay City, Mich., Waco/Temple/Bryan, Texas, Lincoln/Hastings, Neb., Wichita/Hutchinson, Kan., Louisville, Ky., Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pa., and Omaha, Neb.

"Delivering local channels in HD to 76 markets will solidify our position as a leader in HD and enables us to compete even more aggressively with cable providers across the country," said Derek Chang, executive vice president of content strategy and development at DIRECTV.

DIRECTV will deliver local HD programming from primary broadcast networks

12-07-2007, 07:11 AM
What about Little Rock! <sad147>

12-07-2007, 07:21 AM
and binghamton, ny? we cant get ANY locals