Digital cable customers in Cox Communications’ Omaha and Santa Barbara markets now have On DEMAND access. They can thus enjoy hits from networks including ABC, NBC, Cartoon Network, FX, TBS, AMC, Sci Fi, TNT with the addition of the MyPrimetime category in the On DEMAND menu.
Comcast Corporation has also announced that Public Broadcasting Service (PBS’) high-definition (HD) programming is now available on demand to Comcast digital cable subscribers in the U.S.
Episodes of top primetime series are available to view anytime, free of charge, to Cox Digital Cable customers starting the day after they air on the network. This latest launch brings the number of Cox markets offering the service to 10 including: Orange County, Calif.; New England; Kansas/Arkansas; Arizona; Macon, Ga.; Roanoke, Va.; Tulsa, Okla. and Greater Louisiana.
Additional Cox markets will launch the service imminently with the company’s San Diego operation expected to do so beginning in May.
“MyPrimetime is now available to more than half of our digital cable subscribers and we look forward to offering it to all digital customers by the end of the year,” says Bob Nocera, director of marketing, new video services.
With On DEMAND, says the company, Cox Digital Cable customers have access to a library of more than 7000 hours of movies and shows, including high-definition content and exclusive programming, all via the digital receiver.
The majority of On DEMAND programming is free and all available with the touch of a button. Customers can watch by tuning to the On DEMAND menu on Channel 1.
Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company. Claimed to be the third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers digital video, high-speed Internet, and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services.