AT&T U-verse TV Adds ShortsHD and New International Channels
ShortsHD Makes U.S. Debut on AT&T U-verse; Brings U-verse TV Lineup to 110 HD Channels in Every U-verse TV Market
Dallas, Texas, AT&T* today announced several additions to the AT&T U-verseSM 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:
* ShortsHD , which showcases short movies in a range of genres, including comedy, action, horror, drama and more. AT&T is the first U.S. provider to offer ShortsHD, which is available in the HD Premium Tier for an additional $5 a month on channel 1789.
* Arabic Radio & Television, an Arabic channel featuring live sporting events, dramas, news, variety, entertainment, movies, and programming on national events, festivals and religious celebrations from around the Arab world. Available a la carte for an additional $13 a month on channel 3732.
* RAITALIA, an Italian channel which promotes the culture of Italy through a unique blend of festivals, concerts, Italian movies, soccer games, children’s programming, game shows, documentaries and news. Available a la carte for an additional $13 a month on channel 3802.
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 StudySM.
For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it’s available in your area — visit http://uverse.att.com. Customers can get more information about U-verse TV programming and television events by visiting http://uconnect.att.com.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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