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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q1-13 Thread)

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by Mike Bertelson, Dec 27, 2012.

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  1. cjrleimer

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    The only channels I see on my wishlist for HD are my local CW station, and GSN. Other than that, Im not sure what else did could put in HD that could make me happy as all my channels are in HD.
     
  2. Satelliteracer

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    All 5 coming tomorrow. At one point looked like 4 and maybe 1 next week, but fortunately all 5 at 6:00am EST tomorrow. More HD in 2013 to come.
     
  3. Satelliteracer

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    Things change, you never know. I'm 99.9% certain there will be at least one more coming in late Q1 or very early Q2.
     
  4. Sixto

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    Great news.
     
  5. teriden

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    Spotted H2, IFC and Cooking HD on the iPhone for tomorrow!
     
  6. twaller

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    Awesome!
     
  7. YUMA11

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    HLNHD and ENCORE ACTIONHD tomorrow too.5 more.
     
  8. bluegras

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    so there will be more HD coming our way after this wave comes through.Right Satelliteracer>

    Thanks

    Bluegras
     
  9. tonyd79

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    If the one that almost didn't make it was Encore, then smatvee.com looks like it was dead on.
     
  10. larry55

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    Great News.
     
  11. YUMA11

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    directv will increase the prices ,they are putting us happy with new HD channels.lol good idea.
     
  12. YUMA11

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    In the iPhone ,encore actionHD staring tomorrow 8am.
     
  13. lacubs

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    what does "soon" mean? instead of guessing, i wish direcTV would just like add 2 HD Channels a month, it will probably be another 3-6 months before we see more HD added, basis on the track record
     
  14. Hoosier205

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    Well, they can't just add them at some arbitrary pace. It happens as they come to terms for retransmission. They also have to consider their own capacity limitations. It's not that simple.
     
  15. SPACEMAKER

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    This is great news. The first 3 were of no use to me but I'll watch these other 5 on a regular basis. Awesome!:)
     
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    As always thank you so much sir for the information and everything else you do here. It has always been appreciated by myself as well as most others here. :) ;)
     
  18. KyL416

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    That's just a result of the listings data since the movie before 8am starts prior to 6am.
     
  19. tonyd79

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    Really can't. They do not unilaterally decide when channels go on the air. A lot is under their control but just as much, if not more, is not. They have to make a deal for price and content rights that gets started on a specific date. All that has to be in agreement with both parties. They have to get the technical side up and that means they have to schedule it and, perhaps, acquire more hardware. But there is technical on the other side, too, as the channel has to be made available. Testing is another, smaller, variable, but with all these variables adding up, the channels come when they come.

    But, anyway, if they added 2 per month, the 8 they are adding in two weeks would be 4 months worth. So, 3-6 months is not off your mark.
     
  20. georule

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    Cool. :)
     
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