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No German language channels?

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ehagberg
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No German language channels?

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I'm surprised that there's no German language channel(s) being offered by Verizon FiOS - plenty of other less common languages have channels available.

 

Why not German?

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matcarl
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There's two German stations launching soon, I don't know what the price will be. Deutsche Welle & ProSiebenSat.1Welt
ehagberg
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Where can I find updates regarding this info? I don't see DW or ProSieben in the channel lineup when I punch in my zipcode (07043).
matcarl
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They aren't available yet, by end of this month.
pnrobin
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Deutsche Welle and ProSeibenSat.1 are now showing up at channels 1787 and 1788.  This is for zip 20171 in Northern Virginia. Program listing is there  ( it is not a coming soon but real program info) but I was told I can't order yet.
MQNF5
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Hopefuly soon. I called and was told that they would most likely roll out with the rest of the HD channels at the end of the year....
MQNF5
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talked to another rep today, he said to check back beginning of december. Apparently no one has these channels yet.
MQNF5
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more  wonderful news. I know I could just edit old post but i lik eto bump topics.

 

http://www.multichannel.com/article/CA6616492.html?industryid=47200

pnrobin
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I have both German channels enabled!!!   Phoned this morning for my weekly check and they were available to order. 

 

Peter

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for whatever reason the {please keep your posts courteous}  kept bouncing me back and forth until i asked for a supervisor. she was ver friendly and helpful, turns out theres a glitch in their system, and they are available, but they must call IT depatment to get their software fixed.

 

Ill let you know when i get the call about them being enabled

Message Edited by KaLin on 11-25-2008 11:48 AM
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