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Half a billion TV set owners could soon have the perfect excuse for an upgrade: a new 3D channel that has already started broadcasting on a trial basis and is due to launch officially over the Chinese New Year. Operated by China Central TV and a handful of local stations, it'll transmit 4.5 hours of...

January 3rd 2012 at 8:12am 0 Comments
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So far the broadcast networks have been reticent to do anything when it comes to 3D, a bummer if you want to watch any of the content a network like CBS has locked up (pro football, NCAA Tournament games, prime time TV shows) in 3D on your new 3D TV. However, Multichannel News sources indicate CBS i...

July 9th 2011 at 1:14pm 0 Comments
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The number of 24/7 broadcasting 3D channels in the US will go from one to three next week, now that Sony, Imax and Discovery have announced the launch of their channel, 3net, on DirecTV alongside its existing n3D channel and ESPN 3D, which will start looping its sports videos 24/7 on Valentine's Da...

February 10th 2011 at 2:14pm 0 Comments
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Just missing its projected June launch window, n3D will be introduced to the world by its proud parents, DirecTV and Panasonic, July 1 at 9:30 a.m. If you have DirecTV's HD service (plus a 3DTV and the right receiver, you'll be able to tune in once the switch is flipped at the launch even in New Yo...

June 28th 2010 at 4:03pm 0 Comments
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We're just two days away from the launch of the first 3D channel in the US, and U-verse will be ready. The third broadcaster to announce it will carry ESPN 3D after DirecTV and Comcast, it is the first to charge an additional fee for the privilege. $10 per month adds the "3D Technology Package...

June 9th 2010 at 1:08pm 0 Comments