What is digital service?

Digital service includes everything in the basic and standard service tiers, plus additional channels that cover a range of programming types. Channels such as ESPN News, The Science Channel, Nick Jr., and BBC America are generally offered with digital service. View the channel lineup for a listing of the basic, standard, and digital channels in your area.

The HD versions of the channels are also included. To receive HD channels, you need an HD converter.

In addition, digital service offers a number of interactive options through the use of a converter, such as Movies On Demand.

For a general comparison of the programming tiers, see What is the difference between basic, standard, and digital service?

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