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D10 Locals

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by ryu, Jul 8, 2007.

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  1. ryu

    ryu Cool Member

    Jan 10, 2007
    Is D10 going to offer any more local HD's or just national?

    Is sure would be nice the see the twins in HD this year...
  2. Michael D'Angelo

    Michael D'Angelo Lifetime Achiever

    Oct 20, 2006
    Yes DIRECTV will be adding more HD locals when D10 starts being used.
  3. RAD

    RAD Well-Known Member

    Aug 5, 2002
    Here's a question for all you experts out there. Right now D*'s got 60 markets up for HD local channels. In the D10 press release http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=127160&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1023344&highlight= they say that D10 will allow them expand to 75 markets this year, that's only 15 more cities then what they have now. I would have thought that they could do more HD LIL then just 15 more cities. Is the small number of new cities due to not having a lot of time before the end of 2007 to get more then that active, or is D* going to use more of D10's resources for CONUS HD channels.
  4. tonyd79

    tonyd79 Hall Of Fame

    Jul 24, 2006
    Columbia, MD
    Remember, the 150 national and 1500 local HDs were based upon both satellites being up. I would guess they would concentrate on nationals and consolidating their locals until the second sat is up.
  5. davring

    davring Hall Of Fame

    Jan 13, 2007
    That was my understanding as well, most of the HD locals were going to be carried on D11 and get the nationals up sooner on D10.
  6. BobbyK

    BobbyK Legend

    May 26, 2007
    They still have space on SW1, SW2 that they could use now for HD lil. There were about 8 more markets that were going up in the 2nd Q, but they stopped. Don't know why.
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