Telemundo 47 today became the first Hispanic station in the nation's top TV market to transmit its signal in high-definition on Time Warner Cable systems.
The station's HD feed is available on channel 747 on Time Warner Cable in Manhattan and its systems serving the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island; channel 717 in the Westchester County city of Mount Vernon; and on channel 706 in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Deal terms were not disclosed.
The 2009 Latin Music Awards, which aired on April 23, marked the Telemundo Network's first HD broadcast. Officials said the service graduallywill roll out its HD broadcast offerings to primetime novelas, sports broadcasts and specials.
"From our daily newscasts, to breaking news, to our commitment to the community, WNJU continues to evolve its unmatched local news coverage," said WNJU president and general manager Carlos Sanchez. "This new venture into HD enhances our quality and further expands our brand through cable placement within the tri-state area."
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