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Not only did Verizon pick up nearly a quarter-million new FiOS TV subscribers in Q3, but it's looking to make sure even more Americans have an opportunity to join in during Q4. This week, the carrier has received approval to light up its fiber-based TV service in several more New York communities -...

November 8th 2008 at 4:05am 0 Comments
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Can't say it still feels like summer in some parts of the US, but regardless of semantics, DirecTV is forging ahead with its HD locals rollout. Effective immediately, a half dozen more markets can find at least a couple of the big broadcast stations in HD, with Mobile, Richmond, South Bend, Syracuse...

September 17th 2008 at 2:27pm 0 Comments
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For the second time this month, we're seeing a local news station in Virginia make the leap to HD. Richmond's own NBC12 (WWBT) threw the lever earlier this week, making it the first local station in the market to bring high-def news to nearby citizens. As this rate, pretty much all of VA will be wat...

July 29th 2008 at 9:01pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Comcast user currently living without Science HD, Disney HD and ABC Family HD, you probably won't be that way for long. Just when we thought the rollouts of these three were slowing down, in comes a report from the Richmond / Chesterfield, Virginia area proclaiming that the whole bunch h...

May 2nd 2008 at 8:01am 0 Comments
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After the onslaught of rapid-fire HD locals launches in March, all has been quiet on the DISH Network front -- until now. Four more markets can gleefully celebrate the homecoming of HD locals via DISH: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tampa, Florida, Cleveland, Ohio and Richmond, Virginia. Each of the aforemen...

April 9th 2008 at 11:17am 0 Comments
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If you thought the HD rollouts from Comcast were dwindling down, you've got another thing coming. It appears that Richmond, Virginia will be picking up four newcomers as well on April 15th, notching AMC HD (218), CNN HD (234), History HD (237) and Animal Planet HD (241). Also of note, another fourso...

April 9th 2008 at 8:29am 0 Comments
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Following up on Sprint's announcement to spread the WiMAX love to Chicago and Washington, D.C., Horizon is looking to broaden that area of coverage out just a bit by partnering with Navini Networks. This news comes after the FCC approved Horizon's purchase of the WCS A Block spectrum previously owne...

January 17th 2007 at 1:11am 0 Comments
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Journalists are tough. I mean, us gaming journalists are about average when it comes to the ability to take an ass, no matter the size, and kick it, but journalists in far off lands covering atrocities or who-shot-who down at the local laundromat are in a class all their own. That's why when they ta...

July 27th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments