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Rogers Cable TV added four new High Definition channels:

Treasure HD - Channel 548
Oasis HD - Channel 549
Equator HD - Channel 550
Rush HD - Channel 551

24/7 HD and commercial free. These are in a free preview until March.

There's more info on these channels here:

www.hifihdtv.ca

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So Ted goes, and subs get 4 new channels?

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So Ted goes, and subs get 4 new channels?

Rather interesting timing, indeed.
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Are Treasure, Equator and Rush the same as the VOOM channels with the same name?
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Are Treasure, Equator and Rush the same as the VOOM channels with the same name?

Yup.

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I'd rather stare at a blank wall than watch rogers.

Or Expressvu, for that matter.

Just say no to cable.
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Yup.

Incorrect - there is a partnership with Rainbow (Voom) and branding rights but these channels are entirely Canadian owned and operated. Only a portion of the programming is sourced from Voom - the rest is from various distributors around the world including independent Canadian television producers.

More info here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Fidelity_HDTV

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A press release has been posted about the High Fidelity HDTV channel launch on Rogers Cable here:

http://www.mediacastermagazine.com/i...issue=12122008
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After a month, any thoughts on these channels?
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