Comcast has announced it is launching 80 new networks on August 11 in portions of the San Francisco Bay Area, including up to 51 high-definition (HD) networks. Twenty-six communities in the South Bay and North Bay will have access to 92 HD networks and will receive new programming in the first phase of channel launches as a result of Comcast’s recent digital upgrade of customers from analog to digital. 

Earlier this year, Comcast began a digital migration it’s calling “The World of More” (previously dubbed "Project Cavalry" for internal purposes). The World of More is Comcast’s initiative to migrate from analog to digital. (For more, click here).

Comcast is offering digital upgrades to Standard Cable customers to migrate from analog to digital, and converting channels 31 and above to a digitally-delivered format. Comcast’s digital upgrade reclaims analog bandwidth to allow the company to provide faster Internet speeds, more channels and more on-demand content.  Comcast continues its digital migration in other portions of the Bay Area and those areas will receive the new programming in subsequent phases later in 2009.

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