Tuesday, 03 June 2003
Inc., announced today that it will launch a new high-definition (HD)
programming package on July 1. The HD package will include ESPN HD,
Discovery HD Theater, HDNet and HDNet Movies, and is available by
subscription for $10.99 per month. In addition, DIRECTV will also
provide its customers with special events broadcast in HD, similar to
events broadcast in the past, such as USA's coverage of the Masters
Golf Tournament, NBA games and NBA TV programming blocks.
ESPN HD is a 24-hour high-definition simulcast service of ESPN that
delivers a lineup of sports events, news, information and entertainment
telecasts currently available, including games from Major League
Baseball, the NBA , the NFL and the NHL.