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AT&T U-verse TV Adds ShortsHD and New International Channels
Jul 20, 2009 (10:07 AM EDT)
DALLAS, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --AT&T* today announced several additions to the AT&T U-verse(SM) TV channel lineup, including international programming options for Italian and Arabic viewers and ShortsHD, the short movie channel, which makes its U.S. debut on U-verse TV.
"We continue to expand our U-verse TV channel lineup to include more of the content that our customers want," said Dan York, executive vice president of content and programming, AT&T Converged Services. "U-verse TV is about going above and beyond a standard channel lineup to give you more diverse programming options. These new channels help us with important strategic content initiatives and are great additions for our U-verse TV customers."
The new channels that are now available for U-verse TV customers include:
With ShortsHD and other recent channel additions, U-verse TV customers enjoy access to an extensive HD channel lineup with 110 or more HD channels -- exceeding the HD channel lineups offered by the local cable providers in every U-verse TV market.
U-verse TV customers can also choose from a wide variety of in-language programming options, including packages for Spanish, Filipino, Japanese, French, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese, Korean and South Asian viewers.
AT&T U-verse TV is the only 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service offered by a national service provider, making AT&T U-verse one of the most dynamic and feature-rich services available today. AT&T U-verse TV ranked "Highest in Residential Television Service Satisfaction in the North Central, South, and West Regions," according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Study(SM).
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AT&T U-verse services are provided by AT&T local telephone companies. Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse. Call or go to www.uverse.att.com to see if you qualify. Customizing options require AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet Service. Wireless phone with Internet access required and standard data charges may apply. Full Total Home DVR functionality requires a receiver for each additional TV at $7 per month each..A monthly $10 HD Technology Fee applies for access to HD service. Subscription to an AT&T U-verse programming package and an HDTV required. HD channel availability varies by package selected. HD Premium Tier available for an additional $5 per month and requires subscription to HD service for $10 per month.
AT&T received the highest numerical score among television service providers in the South, North Central and West regions in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Residential Television Service Satisfaction Study(SM). Study based on 18,938 total responses from measuring providers in the South (13), North Central (11) and West (10) regions and measures consumer satisfaction with television service. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in July 2008. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.
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