Cablevision to put capability in place for 500 HD channels by end of 2007

Cablevision Systems plans to add 15 new HD channels from VOOM HD Networks.

The additions will bring Cablevision's iO digital cable customers a total of 40 HD programming services. The company said that by the end of this year it would have the capability to carry more than 500 channels of HD programming on its fiber-optic network.

VOOM's 15 HD channels will be fully deployed across the company's entire service area by June 28.