iO International Adds The Israeli Network to Line-Up
March 23, 2012 --
Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2012
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced the addition of The Israeli Network to its comprehensive iO International programming line-up. The Israeli Network, available on channel 1118, delivers news, entertainment and sports programming in Hebrew with English subtitles.
The Israeli Network broadcasts a mix of programming from Israel's most popular channels (Channel 2, Channel 10, Channel 1, etc.). Viewers receive daily news updates as well as breaking news. Additionally, customers can enjoy entertainment, including dramas, comedies, culture programming and shows for kids and teens. The Israeli Network also features popular Israeli sports, such as the premier soccer league and Maccabi Tel-Aviv in the Euro league Basketball.
iO International brings customers high quality, in-language programming from countries all over the world. We are pleased to add The Israeli Network to this expanding array of viewing options. The network delivers a compelling blend of news and entertainment programming directly from Israel, allowing our customers to remain connected to the pulse of The Middle East, said Bradley Feldman, Cablevisions vice president, video product management.
"We are proud to bring the Israeli viewpoint on current affairs along with Jewish tradition and Israeli cultural programs to iO TV customers. The Israeli Network will appeal to many audiences -- the American-Jewish community, Jews who care about Israel, Israelis living in the US, as well as the Americans who want to remain updated on the unfolding events in the Middle East, said Naftali Meron, CEO of The Israeli Network.
The Israel Network is available for $14.95 per month to residential and commercial customers with a digital cable set-top box and those who subscribe to Broadcast Basic service and above. Customers who are interested in receiving The Israeli Network can call 877-980-7636 to order or go to http://www.optimum.com/digital-cable-tv/international/ for additional information.
Cablevisions award-winning digital cable service, iO TV, offers customers access to hundreds of channels, including more than 50 premium movie channels, 46 channels of commercial-free digital music, thousands of titles available on demand at all times, an interactive programming guide, more than 120 free high-definition programming services and uniquely valuable and relevant local content through News 12, MSG Varsity and their companion interactive television applications.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading media and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations provide a full suite of advanced communications services that include iO TV® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, and Optimum Voice® digital voice, all over state-of-the-art cable systems that pass nearly 6 million households and businesses across the New York tri-state area and throughout four Western states. Cablevisions telecommunications properties also include its Optimum WiFi® wireless Internet, and its Optimum Lightpath® integrated business communications solutions. Cablevision serves the New York area with compelling local content through News 12 Networks, a local news leader; MSG Varsity, a suite of television and online services covering high school activities; and, Newsday Media Group, a business unit that includes Newsday, Long Island's leading daily newspaper, and amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City. The company also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas throughout the New York tri-state area including the famed Ziegfeld Theatre, a frequent and historic venue for film premieres and events. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.
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