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Bell launches next generation High Definition TV receiver capable of recording 200 hours of programming


Bell Canada today announced the
launch of its most advanced High Definition (HD) TV satellite receiver with an
integrated Personal Video Recorder (PVR). Available nationally, the 9242 HD
PVR Plus is capable of recording up to 30 hours of HD content and 200 hours of
standard definition (SD) programming, the most of any HD provider in Canada.
"Bell’s new HDTV receiver and its amazing feature set simply deliver the
most advanced digital TV viewing experience" said Kevin Crull, President,
Bell Residential Services. "With picture quality 10 times better than regular
cable, the most HD channels available, and the best HD PVR, only Bell offers
Canadians the Full HD experience"
The 9242 HD PVR Plus features the unique ability to view and record
independent programming on two televisions in two different rooms of your
home, all from one receiver. The receiver also enables viewers to pause a live
show on one television and resume watching on a separate TV.
The new receiver also features name-based recording in addition to
broadcast dates and times. Customers can track and record their favourite
shows such as House, CSI or Survivor, even if the TV program moves to another
time slot or the program length is extended. The 9242 HD PVR delivers accurate
recording every time.
The 9242 HD PVR is available across Canada for a purchase price of $599
or on rental basis for $20 per month. Other features of the 9242 HD PVR

- Multiple viewing options, including Single Mode that lets viewer watch
and record two live programs or record two programs while watching a
third, and leverage split screen functionality with picture-in-picture
- Ability to pause live TV, fast forward and fast reverse at four speeds,
skip forward or back, plus view in slow motion
- Exclusive 30-second commercial skip forward button, plus a 10-second
skip back button
- A user-friendly enhanced electronic programming guide that enables
viewers to scan for their favourite shows up to nine days in advance,
record an entire series with the touch of a button, view three hours
and up to nine channels of programming per screen
- Ability to display Caller ID on-screen
- Front-panel Info Button for instant access to program information
- USB 2.0 and Ethernet connectivity

Bell is Canada’s number one digital TV provider with more than
500 channels to choose from and customizable programming that features 20
theme packs, over 50 pay-per-view channels and international specialty
content. As Canada’s High Definition leader, ExpressVu offers 62 HD channels,
with advanced interactive television (iTV) functionality and programming that
includes NFL Sunday Ticket interactive, NHL Centre Ice with Multivu, CBC News
Plus, TSN Extra, iTV Weather Network, Buzztime Trivia, Kidswise Edutainment
and more.
Bell is the only TV provider in Canada offering the Full HD experience
with superior HD picture quality, the most HD channels and the best HD
receiver. For more information on High Definition television in Canada, and
ExpressVu products and services, please visit


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