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CBS College Sports HD?

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Will we see this channel on FIOS in the year 2009?  If so, can we expect it before the college football season kicks-off?

 

Leveraging various rights, CBS College Sports Network has buttressed its distribution lineup, inking a carriage pact with Verizon's FiOS TV and upgrading its positioning on systems owned by Comcast and Bright House Networks.  The deal with FiOS encompasses the rollout of the standard-definition CBS College Sports Network this year, ahead of the 2009 launch of an HD version, according to Bob Rose, executive vice president, distribution, CBS College Sports Network.

 

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According to VZ Mark over on DSL Reports - we will NOT be seeing CBS CS in HD this year.  I'm in agreement this is a major disappointment, especially with last fall's PR that when the SD version was added, we'd be seeing the HD in 2009.
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Is this a rumor or fact?  Does VZ Mark work for Verizon?

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He does, but VZ as a whole has not made a comment about this. I haven't heard a comment about this channel yet either.
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So, I am guessing we won't be seeing this channel this college football season?

 

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oh well, more time watching ESPN/ABC.

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CBS College Sports HD would be great.

 

What about The Mtn?  (the Mountain West Sports Network)  I would love to see this channel too.  This would include BYU, Utah, TCU, Air Force, etc.  Great Football conference.  Please add this channel.

 

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Anyone heard anything new on getting CBS College in HD?  I really wish we had that.

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It will most likely be next year before we see CBS College Sports HD.  They had a press release several months ago about how it was coming this year.  Maybe it will be in the next batch of new HD channels coming Q1 2010.

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