Comcast Launches HDTV On Demand in D.C. Metro
December 3, 2004
Comcast has launched HDTV On Demand in the Washington, D.C. metro region, which includes the surrounding Va. and Md. suburbs.
Philadelphia-based Comcast serves nearly one million households in the D.C. metro region and has invested $600 million to upgrade more than 9,000 miles of fiber-optic cable. The On Demand service is added to the 18 HDTV channels that Comcast currently offers.
Viewers with an HD television and HD-capable Comcast digital set-top box can expect to pay between $3.99 and $5.99 for a movie and have 24 hours to watch it as many times as they like. The On Demand collection includes 1,800 movies and programs from news, entertainment and sports.