Mediacom To Remove Analog Signal Reception, Add HD Channels

logo_mediacom_mainStarting Tuesday, Mediacom Communications customers will no longer have access to most analog television channels. As part of its digital upgrade, Mediacom will not use the analog frequencies for channels 22-78. This leaves digital-only reception for the company’s Family Cable channel series, which includes cable news, sports and entertainment networks. Customers will need a digital adapter in order to maintain reception for those channels. Mediacom is providing them free of charge through Oct. 31, 2015. Mediacom officials say 10 popular cable channels have already switched to digital reception in the past two weeks.

Senior Manager for Area Operations Mike Dickerson says the upgrade will give Mediacom more capacity for faster broadband and Internet speeds and more HD video channels. Mediacom plans to add 48 new HD channels this month. Dickerson says customers will have nearly 100 high definition channels available after Tuesday’s upgrade occurs. They will be automatic additions to customers’ existing channel subscriptions, with no price changes due to the upgrade.

New Additions to HD Local Plus TV:

Channel 714 QVC HD

New Additions to HD Family TV:

Channel 660 FXX HD

Channel 662 CBS Sports HD

Channel 732 Comcast Sports Net Chicago Plus HD

Channel 746 Outdoor Channel HD

Channel 749 National Geographic HD

Channel 752 WE HD

Channel 772 MTV HD

Channel 773 VH1 HD

Channel 775 CMT HD

Channel 776 ABC Family HD

Channel 779 Hallmark Channel HD

New HD Channels added to Digital Packages:

Sports & Information Package

Channel 665 Fox Sports 2 HD

Channel 675 Fox Business Network HD

Channel 726 GOLF HD

Channel 728 ESPNU HD

Channel 729 ESPN News HD

Kids & Variety Package

Channel 670 fyi HD

Channel 671 H2 HD

Channel 672 Investigation Discovery HD

Channel 673 National Geographic Wild HD

Channel 691 BBC America HD

Channel 745 Science HD

Movies & Music Package

Channel 683 Fuse HD

Channel 685 Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel HD

Channel 686 Independent Film Channel HD

Channel 690 Reelz HD

Channel 764 Lifetime Movie Network HD

New Additions to HD Premium Channels:

Channel 649 HBO Latino HD

Channel 650 HBO Zone HD

Channel 651 MoreMax HD

Channel 653 Showtime Showcase HD

Channel 654 Showtime Extreme HD

Channel 655 TMC XTRA HD

Channel 658 Encore Black HD

Channel 781 HBO2 HD

Channel 782 HBO Signature HD

Channel 783 HBO Family HD

Channel 784 Encore HD

Channel 786 Starz EdgeHD

Channel 787 Starz Comedy HD

Channel 788 Starz Kids & Family HD

Channel 789 Starz Cinema HD

Channel 791 Showtime 2 HD

Channel 793 Starz West HD

Channel 794 Encore Action HD

Channel 796 Starz in Black HD

Channel 797 Cinemax HD