HBO expands HD commitment

June 19, 2007

HBO last week committed to making all 26 feeds of its HBO and Cinemax multiplex channels available in HD.

The rollout will begin later this year; its completion is expected by the end of the second quarter of 2008.

HBO was the first national cable network to offer HD feeds, with HBO HDTV launching in 1999 and Cinemax HDTV in 2003.

The move to HD affects: HBO (East/West); HBO2 (East/West); HBO Signature (East/West); HBO Comedy (East/West); HBO Family (East/West); HBO Zone (East/West); HBO Latino (East/West); Cinemax (East/West); MoreMAX (East/West); ActionMAX (East/West); ThrillerMAX (East/West); WMAX (East); @MAX (East); 5StarMAX (East) and OuterMAX (East).

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