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Comcast Launches Altitude HD 24/7

Altitude HD Now Available Full-Time To Colorado Comcast Customers

Wednesday, 10.6.2010 / 9:08 AM MT / News
By Altitude Sports & Entertainment
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Comcast Launches Altitude HD 24\/7
Altitude Sports & Entertainment has launched Altitude HD full-time on Comcast Cable throughout Colorado. Altitude HD is now available in 1080i format with 5.1-channel Dolby surround sound. In addition to Avalanche and Nuggets game coverage, Altitude’s full-time HD channel will carry all regular network programs with enhanced quality. The launch of Altitude HD has taken place in conjunction with Comcast’s high-definition upgrades and new Xfinity service offerings.

“By adding new HD channels like Altitude and giving our customers Comcast XFINITY TV, Internet and Voice, Comcast continues to invest in Colorado to bring the best in entertainment and communications services to our local customers,” said Chris Shea, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Comcast’s Mile High Region. “Our digital enhancements throughout the state will allow us to provide the top HD entertainment and the most innovative products and services.”

The new Comcast channels for Altitude HD are as follows:

Denver/Boulder Metro Area                      725
Northern Colorado                                    725
Colorado Springs                                      781
Pueblo                                                         763
Aspen, Glenwood, Granby, Rifle, Silt     728

“This is a significant milestone both for the network and the teams,” said Matt Hutchings, Altitude’s EVP/COO.  “We are thrilled to see that our relationship with Comcast is growing and that we can provide more for our customers as a part of Comcast’s enhanced HDTV lineup.”

Seen in more than 3.1 million homes in a 10 state territory, Altitude is the television home of the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Eagles, the Big Sky Conference, ESPN Syndication (including Big 12 Conference and Western Athletic Conference events), as well as other local and regional sports, entertainment and public affairs programming.  A full list of Altitude programming and other information can be found at
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