RCN Adds 10 HD Channels In N.Y. Market

RCN is adding 10 new HDTV networks to its line-up in the New York City market, officials said Thursday.

The new HD services include Discovery Channel HD, Animal Planet HD, TLC HD, HGTV HD, The Science Channel HD, Lifetime Movie Network HD, Food Network HD, Travel Channel HD, Versus/Golf HD and NFL Network HD.

In addition, RCN is expanding the HD content in its video-on-demand service.

In New York, RCN serves much of Manhattan and the Queens communities of Astoria, Corona, Elmhurst, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens, Long Island City, Maspeth, Middle Village, Rego Park, Sunnyside and Woodside, as well as parts of downtown Brooklyn and Brighton Beach.