AT&T U-verse TV Expands Local HD Channel Lineup in Fairfield County
Stamford, Connecticut, March 3, 2008
Local AT&T U-verseSM TV customers can now enjoy even more High Definition (HD) from the latest video choice in town. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced the addition of five local HD channels to the U-verse TV channel lineup in Fairfield County, including WPIX HD (CW-NYC), WTXX HD (CW-Hartford/New Haven), WNET HD (PBS), WWOR HD (My Network-NYC), and WCTX HD (My Network-Hartford/New Haven).
Customers will also receive WNYE (IND) as part of their basic programming packages.
With these additions, local U-verse TV customers with the HD service option have access to a lineup of 49 HD channels — more HD channels than local cable providers offer.
"The addition of these new channels is further proof that, if you crave more HD, then U-verse TV is the right video choice for you," said Chad Townes, AT&T vice president and general manager for Connecticut. "With more HD channels and important items such as HD-capable equipment and DVR included in most packages, we're offering an HD experience — and value — you can't pass up."
HD service is available for $10 a month with any U-verse TV programming package. All U-verse TV packages include HD-ready equipment, and most include an HD-capable DVR.
AT&T is the only national provider to offer a 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service, making AT&T U-verse TV one of the most advanced television offerings available anywhere. AT&T is deploying next-generation video services, including AT&T U-verse TV, as part of its mission to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else.
Customers who want additional information on AT&T U-verse TV — or to find out if it's available in their area — can visit http://uverse.att.com. U-verse TV customers can get more information about U-verse TV programming and television events by visiting http://uverse.att.com/uconnect.
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