Comcast is launching 75 new channels in Merced and Los Banos.
The offerings include 58 high-definition channels, 14 international premium networks and three standard-definition channels. Comcast will also add HD content to its On Demand service.
Customers with standard-definition televisions will receive art and culture network Ovation TV, the Africa Channel, and Retirement Living. The international additions include Antenna Satellite (Greek), Band Internacional (Brazil), C1R (Russian), Deutsche Welle (German), GMA Life (Filipino), MYX, PFC 100% Futebol (Brazil), RTPi (Portuguese), STAR India GOLD (South Asian), STAR India NEWS (South Asian), STAR ONE (South Asian), TV Globo (Brazilian), tvK (Korean) and VIJAY (South Asian).
The additions will mean that several channel numbers will change.
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Additionally, Comcast is offering up to three pieces of digital equipment at no cost for customers affected by the company's digital upgrade. The equipment will allow analog customers to continue to receive existing channels along with the new networks. For information, call (877) 634-4434 or visit www.comcast.com/digitalnow.