Sure bandwidth issues are forcing DirecTV to play musical chairs with its HD channel lineup, that hasn't stopped it from adding local stations in several areas recently. Austin, Cincinnati and Las Vegas are all among the cities to get MPEG-4 local broadcasts. As with the others, to get the new stations you'll need a new dish and receiver. According to the press release, this brings the count of cities with local HD via satellite to 42, covering 62 percent of US households, and contiuing on track to provide 150 national HD stations plus 1,500 local in 2007. The new stations are:
  • Austin, Texas
    • KEYE/CBS, KVUE/ABC and KTBC/FOX
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
    • WKRC/CBS, WCPO/ABC, WXIX/FOX and WLWT/NBC
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
    • KTNV/ABC and KVVU/FOX

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