QVC HD Widens Reach With Comcast Atlanta, Buckeye
Shopping Network Now Available to 16.5 Million Households
Todd Spangler 9/4/2009 10:45:22 AM EDT
QVC's high-definition simulcast of its domestic broadcast is now available to Comcast's 700,000 subscribers in the Atlanta market as well as on Buckeye CableSystem properties in Ohio and Michigan, expanding the HD service's distribution to more than 16.5 million U.S. households.
QVC HD is currently carried by systems operated by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Systems, Verizon Communications' FiOS TV, AT&T U-verse TV, Knology, Armstrong, Blue Ridge, Service Electric, MetroCast and Massillon and others.
QVC launched a fully native HD service in May 2009; previously, the feed was an upconverted version of the standard-definition service.