Bell Canada (News
) has launched its next generation 6141 High Definition (HD) satellite receiver, with outstanding HD picture quality and enhanced functionality. According to Bell, North America is experiencing continued increase in demand for HD. Industry experts have predicted that HDTVs will account for up to 80 percent of all new TVs sold in 2008.
Kevin Crull, president, Bell Residential Services said in a statement that growing consumer appetite for HDTVs is driving increased demand for HD services. He added that their company’s new 6141 receiver delivers the Full HD experience, offering consumers the perfect combination of industry leading HD picture quality and access to more than 60 HD channels, the largest selection in Canada.
Bell Canada’s new 6141 HD digital satellite receiver delivers seamless surfing between standard and high definition channels. Also, it provides an enhanced electronic programming guide (EPG) with options to view up to nine channels and three hours of scheduling per page and state-of-art HDMI interface for superior audio/video connection.
The satellite boasts additional features of the 6141 HD receiver including access to interactive television (iTV), Caller ID on TV that displays the names and phone number of people of incoming calls, and USB 2.0 and Ethernet
connectivity for future applications and hardware.
The 6141 HD receiver is available across Canada for $299 or rent for $10 per month.
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing writer for TMCnet covering call centers, CRM and information technology.