MOJO HD is Cablevision's HD Channel of the Day, as part of the Company's Continuing '44 Days in HD, on iO TV(SM)' Countdown
Ongoing salute to excellence in HD programming recognizes each of the 44 high-definition services iO TV customers receive at no additional cost.
Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2007
Cablevision Systems Corp. today is recognizing MOJO HD as its HD Channel of the Day, as part of the ongoing "44 Days in HD, on iO TV" countdown. Available to Cablevision's iO TV customers on channel 701, MOJO HD is the premiere destination on cable for the modern man, featuring a television experience tailored to fit interests from exceptional food and extreme locales, to high tech toys and the best of sports, music, movies and more. With all programs presented in 100 percent high-definition, MOJO HD is 180 degrees from ordinary.
During the countdown, Cablevision is recognizing each of the 44 high-definition services iO TV customers receive at no additional cost, including all nine local professional sports teams in HD. Unlike its satellite and phone company competitors, Cablevision does not impose additional fees and charges on customers who want to "see" in HD.
"We are pleased to honor MOJO HD as today's Channel of the Day in our ongoing '44 Days in HD, on iO TV' countdown," said John Trierweiler, Cablevision's senior vice president of product management. "MOJO HD presents iO customers with a broad range of lifestyle programming in the stunning high-definition format that is changing the home entertainment experience."
FEATURED PROGRAMMING FOR DECEMBER 11, 2007 includes:
- 2 p. m. LONDON LIVE - The Killers, Pink & All Saints
- 4 p. m. PRESSURE COOK - Belize
- 4:30 p. m. TEST DRIVE - Need for Speed
- 5 p. m. AFTER HOURS WITH DANIEL: SONA
- 5:30 p. m. DR. DANGER: SOMALIA
- 7 p. m. NBA TV: INDIANA PACERS at CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
- 11 p. m. TIMELESS
Cablevision's high-definition line-up has more than doubled over the last year, and the company has the capacity today to deliver hundreds of channels of high-definition programming over its fully-deployed fiber optic network. More than 900,000 of Cablevision's nearly 2.6 million iO TV customers have at least one high-definition television and HD-cable set-top box in the home.
In an effort to drive consumer awareness and continued adoption of HDTV, Cablevision recently launched a retail partnership with P. C. Richard & Son, the New York metropolitan area's leading consumer appliance and electronics retailer, which allows customers to conveniently sign up for all three Optimum products -- iO TV digital cable, Optimum Online high-speed Internet access and Optimum Voice phone service -- at 35 P. C. Richard & Son retail locations in Cablevision's service territory. Cablevision is also providing its award-winning digital cable service to more than 30 store locations, so customers can experience the best in high-definition programming while they shop for a new HD television set.
Nearly 83 percent of Cablevision's cable customers are iO TV digital cable customers, the highest digital penetration in the nation. iO TV offers customers access to more than 360 channels, including 53 premium movie channels, 48 channels of commercial-free digital music, more than 1,800 titles available on demand at all times, an interactive programming guide, 44 high-definition programming services and groundbreaking interactive television applications including News 12 Interactive.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading entertainment and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations serve more than 3 million households in the New York metropolitan area. The company's advanced telecommunications offerings include its iO: Interactive Optimum® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, Optimum Voice® digital voice-over-cable, and its Optimum Lightpath integrated business communications services. Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings LLC operates several successful programming businesses, including AMC, IFC, WE tv and other national and regional networks. In addition to its telecommunications and programming businesses, Cablevision owns Madison Square Garden and its sports teams, the New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty. The company also operates New York's famed Radio City Music Hall, and owns and operates Clearview Cinemas.
About MOJO (www. mojohd. com)
MOJO was created exclusively for the discerning upscale male, with attitude, wit and style. Formerly INHD, the network has been a pioneer in hi-def television since 2003, and is among the most widely distributed HD networks on cable. It consistently earns high marks from HD viewers for the pristine quality of its 1080i picture and 5.1 sound and ranks as a viewer favorite. Original shows are about wide-ranging men's interests including high tech, finance, comedy-reality, adventurous travel, music, cuisine and spirits. Other programming includes high profile professional and college sports, movies, concerts and big events. The network is 100% high-definition and available as part of the HD offerings from Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Cablevision, Charter Communications Inc., Bright House Networks, Mediacom, Patriot and others. MOJO is owned by iN DEMAND Networks, whose members are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership.
Patrick MacElroy, 516-803-1249
Pmacelro @ cablevision. com
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