Charlotte, NC – August 23, 2011 – Time Warner Cable is adding additional HD, On Demand and Digital Channels in the Carolinas. And, celebrating the diversity of our customers, Time Warner Cable is launching new international channels designed to bring news and entertainment to the many cultures in the communities we serve.
The following channels will be available on HD throughout the Carolinas August 30:
- E! HD-Channel 1305
- Oxygen HD-Channel 1320
- TV One HD-Channel 1330
- Nat Geo Wild HD-Channel 1254
- Crime & Investigation HD-Channel 1268
- Lifetime HD (Launched Aug. 1st)-Channel 1321
“Time Warner Cable offers the best and biggest HD lineup across the Carolinas. We are excited to announce that our customers now have access to more than 140 HD channels and that additional HD On Demand channels are coming soon,” said David Gray, regional vice president of marketing, Time Warner Cable East. “With the expansion of HD, we continue to augment our digital and On Demand offerings making it simple and easy for customers to access the shows they want.”
Along with several international channels currently available to Time Warner Cable Digital TV customers in Charlotte, the company has created several international tiers designed to provide customers in North and South Carolina with significant savings and access to many popular in-language channels from select countries through specially-priced packages.
These new programming additions launch August 23 and are located in the 800 channel range. Some of the highlights include popular programming tiers available in Chinese, Hindi, Filipino and Russian:
- Hindi Passport Offers a variety of selections of new South Asian Programs and includes Sony Asia, TV Asia and Zee TV
- Filipino Pass Plus Offers high demand Filipino programming and includes GMA Pinoy, GMA Life, DWLS DZBB and The Filipino Channel
- Mandarin Passport Offers the most popular programming available in Chinese and includes CCTV-4, CTI Zhong Tian, Phoenix and Phoenix N. America
- Russian Passport Offers convenient access to channels with Russian programming and includes C1R Worldwide, RTVi, RTN and TV 1000 Russian Kino
TWC customers will also have the following International Premium channels offered:
- ART (Arabic Radio/TV)
- TV Japan
- Bollywood Hits On Demand (S. Asian)
- Zee TV (Hindi)
- TV5 (French)
- SBTN (Vietnamese)
- RAI (Italian)
- Duetsche Welle (German)
“These diverse programming options provide a cost-effective option for our customers to view programming from around the world,” added Gray.
To order Time Warner Cable visit us on the web at www.yourtwc.com/international.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s East Region provides technologically advanced video, Internet and telephone services to more than 5.9 million residential and business customers. Time Warner Cable’s East Region serves more than 1,300 cities in nine states, including Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The East Region has more than 17,000 employees focused on delivering the company’s mission every day by connecting people and businesses with information, entertainment and each other.
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.
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