HALIFAX, Nov. 21, 2011 /CNW/ - EastLink customers now have access to
over 100 high-definition (HD) TV channels including popular sports
channels like TSN HD and CBS College Sports HD, specialty channels like
FX Canada HD, AMC HD, OWN HD, and Family HD, and local network
programming in HD including CBC, CTV and Global.
This video landmark achievement was reached earlier this week and
company officials say that customers can expect much more in the weeks
and months to come.
Deborah Shaffner, EastLink's president and Chief Operating Officer, said
the milestone is especially gratifying as the company prepares to
launch exclusive new HD content in the coming days. "We've invested
heavily to give our TV customers the best video experience."
EastLink hinted about an upcoming November launch of 4 new HD movie
channels that will include Video OnDemand content with 1080p 24 Blu-ray
quality picture. This is the first HD content officially launched on
the company's new Motorola MPEG 4 platform.
This announcement comes just two weeks after EastLink's first to market
launch of FX Canada HD, a premier specialty channel featuring
critically acclaimed movies and original series.
"We will continue to add more HD programming including additional HD
channels in the coming months," said Ms. Shaffner. "We maintain a
significant lead over our competitors and we are committed to
For more information on EastLink's HD Channel lineup, visit http://www.eastlink.ca/epic/more-hd.html (may vary by market)
Headquartered in Nova Scotia with more than 1,600 employees from coast
to coast, EastLink delivers world-class video entertainment, internet
and telephone services to residential, business and public-sector
customers across Canada.
Using its state-of-the-art fibre network, EastLink offers advanced
services including Canada's best On Demand, HD and 3D programming, High
Speed Internet including Internet 100 Mbps, competitive local telephone
services, and exclusive locally produced programming via EastLink TV.
For further information:
Jill Laing | Manager - Public and Media Relations | EastLink
Jill.Laing@corp.eastlink.ca | T: 902-446-1939 | F: 9024532118
Young Tower, 5th floor | Halifax, NS