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Once upon a time, a smattering of new HD channels in one major metropolitan area was a huge deal. Nowadays, it's almost expected that one area or another will experience some HD expansion each week. In order to keep things nice and tidy around here, we deliver high-def expansions, market expansions...

February 13th 2010 at 9:23pm 0 Comments
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The first movie network to launch as both an HD cable network and an online HD streaming service just got picked up by the 7th largest cable company in the US. Starting in April, Mediacom Communications' customers will be able to pay for access to the 24x7 HD feed as well as the ability to stream al...

January 13th 2010 at 9:46pm 0 Comments
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We've always heard that good things come in threes, and apparently Mediacom is sticking by that mantra. After adding a pair of trifectas in December, the carrier has just tossed in SPEED HD, FOOD HD and HGTV HD in Iowa, giving local viewers all the high-def racing, cooking and homemaking they can ha...

January 12th 2009 at 9:56pm 0 Comments
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Mediacom just added in A&E HD, History HD and SciFi HD in Iowa earlier this month, but now three more are hosted up in the EPG. A local has reported to us that TBS HD (836), CNN HD (837) and USA HD (838) have shown up in Coralville and Iowa City, IA, bringing the grand total in the region to 17...

December 20th 2008 at 8:39pm 0 Comments
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We're feeling for you Iowa -- it has been far, far too long since Mediacom gifted you folks with any new high-def content. Thankfully, something finally snapped into place, and now customers in the region have access to SciHD (839), A&E HD (847) and History HD (848). Our gracious tipster also n...

December 10th 2008 at 2:33pm 0 Comments
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You know those cable price hikes that have been going around lately? Looks like you're not the only one who's a tad upset about it. The Federal Communications Commission has actually come forward to express its concern from the rampant outbreak of cable pay-TV increases, with spokeswoman Mary Diamo...

November 5th 2008 at 8:46am 0 Comments
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We've asked you before whether it was "worth it" to switch from cable to satellite in search of a wider selection of high-def material, but now we're looking to see if any of you walked the talk. Have any of you readers actually ditched your programming provider in order to find another with more H...

October 25th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this month, Comcast announced that it would be boosting cable rates by around 4.6%. Now, Mediacom is joining the fun by pumping up the prices in various locales around the country. We're seeing a number of local news outlets putting out information that the carrier will be raising rates in t...

October 24th 2008 at 7:24pm 0 Comments