Cable-BW is gearing up for the future and continues to expand its HDTV service. The cable operator Kabel BW plans expanding its HDTV offerings: both the free-TV and Pay-TV should be added to the existing offer to more attractive HD channels. A new pay-HDTV service to launch this year. For our customers, that are more than half of all TV viewers in the country, we want to put together a diverse and particularly attractive HDTV offer in the cable and to expand the portfolio to more HD channels. Currently we lead discussions, with all relevant partners, channel”, Stefan Beberweil, head of product management for Kabel BW. Already today, Kabel BW can customers with Premiere HD, Discovery HD, Anixe HD, Luxe HD, HD campus TV, Euro1080/HD and Deluxe lounge HD seven HD channels receive five free and unscrambled. In the premium segment we will this year launch a HDTV package and continuously expand the free HDTV offer”, so Beberweil next. The planned TV – and video on-demand services should from the outset Contain HD offerings. The complete modernisation of the cable network (99%), virtually all cable households in the country can receive high-definition television via the cable network. Unlike the DSL and VDSL providers there is no bandwidth or capacity bottlenecks at Kabel BW. Because the modernized cable always the full bandwidth available for TV, Internet and telephone. And everywhere not only in urban areas.