(Cincinnati, Ohio) October 1, 2007 – Time Warner Cable (TWC) today announced that it has reached an agreement to add TBS HD to its high-definition standard line-up on Wednesday, October 3rd, before the start of the Major League Baseball Divisional Playoffs, which will be carried by TBS, on channel 980. TBS HD will be part of the HD Standard tier. HD Standard is available at no additional charge to all Time Warner Cable customers who subscribe to standard service or above and have a high definition television and high definition converter.
“We know that watching the playoffs in high definition is really important to our customers, we’re pleased that we were able to reach an agreement to launch before the first game,” said Vin Zachariah, vice president and general manager. “Time Warner Cable’s high-definition lineup continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the launch of TBS HD, customers will have access to 21 channels of high-definition sports and entertainment.”
Beginning October 3rd, TBS HD will carry all Division Series games and the National League Championship Series (NLCS). All MLB Postseason games will be shot in HD. A full schedule of the games is available at http://www.tbs.com/sports/mlb.
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The Southwest Ohio division of Time Warner Cable is proud to lead the way in meeting the entertainment, information and communication needs of more than 640,000 customers in Greater Cincinnati, Dayton and the Miami Valley. The Southwest Ohio division of Time Warner Cable serves 339 communities, provides free service to more than 1,000 schools and employs nearly 1,800 people. Time Warner Cable is on the Web at www.twcinci.com and www.twdayton.com.
Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) owns and manages cable systems passing approximately 26 million homes in 33 states. The Company has 14.6 million customers for its various products, including video, high-speed data and residential telephone. This includes approximately 13.4 million basic video subscribers and more than 6 million customers who purchase more than one product. Time Warner Cable includes some of the most technologically advanced and best-clustered cable systems in the country, with nearly 85 percent of the Company's customers located in five geographic regions: New York, Texas, Ohio, the Carolinas and southern California. It is the largest cable provider in the nation's two largest cities, Los Angeles and New York. Leveraging its leadership in innovation and quality customer care, Time Warner Cable delivers advanced products and services such as video-on-demand, high-definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed data and Digital Phone.