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Bright House Networks Adds Exclusive Start Over Service on 10 More Channels

Start Over Provides Customers Convenience and Control

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Maitland, FL

Bright House Networks customers can now enjoy the very popular Start Over service on 10 additional channels including CNN, Speed, Discovery, Animal Planet, Bravo, Travel Channel, Food Network, truTV, Oxygen and National Geographic.

Start Over is an exclusive enhanced TV feature for Bright House Networks customers that allows viewers to re-start a live program from the beginning anytime during its scheduled broadcast. With the latest additions Start Over now includes 30 channels, with more on the way.

Start Over is a dynamic and innovative feature that is convenient and easy to use. It is available to all Bright House Networks digital cable customers with converters. There is no additional fee and no extra equipment is required for Start Over. Bright House Networks customers have used the Start Over feature on more than 3 million shows since it was first launched in late January 2010.

“Start Over makes the viewing experience more enjoyable, and it has proven to be a popular feature with our customers since we launched it at the beginning of this year,” said Chris Fenger, President of Bright House Networks Central Florida Division. “The latest addition of 10 channels will enhance the value of the service by making even more popular programming available at the customers’ convenience.”

Whether customers tune in five minutes late or five minutes before the program ends, with Start Over, they can still jump back to the beginning of a program. Once the show has “Started Over,” Bright House Networks customers can then rewind, pause, and resume at any time during the broadcast, giving them even more control to enjoy television on their schedule.

In order to use Start Over, customers simply press the SELECT button on their remote control either when the Start Over prompt appears on the screen or at any time during the scheduled broadcast.

Here are the 10 newest channel additions (with channel numbers) to the Start Over service as of June 3, 2010:

  • CNN, Bright House Networks channel 24
  • Speed, Bright House Networks channel 32
  • Discovery, Bright House Networks channel 41
  • Animal Planet, Bright House Networks channel 44
  • Bravo, Bright House Networks channel 57
  • Travel Channel, Bright House Networks channel 56
  • Food Network, Bright House Networks channel 59
  • truTV, Bright House Networks channel 60
  • Oxygen, Bright House Networks channel 64
  • National Geographic, Bright House Networks channel 145

The 10 new channels were added June 3 to the existing Start Over service offering that consists of these 20 channels:

  • Central Florida News 13
  • Bright House Sports Network, Bright House Networks channel 47
  • WKMG TV (CBS), Bright House Networks channel 5 in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties, and channel 6 in Brevard, Volusia, Flagler, Lake, Sumter and Marion counties
  • WESH TV (NBC), Bright House Networks channel 4 in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia and Flagler counties, and channel 2 in Brevard, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties
  • A&E, Bright House Networks channel 42
  • Biography, Bright House Networks channel 147
  • History Channel, Bright House Networks channel 43
  • BET, Bright House Networks channel 67
  • USA, Bright House Networks channel 39
  • TLC, Bright House Networks channel 45
  • TBS, Bright House Networks channel 12
  • SyFy, Bright House Networks channel 69
  • Discovery Kids, Bright House Networks channel 139
  • Showtime, Bright House Networks channel 260
  • Cinemax, Bright House Networks channel 251
  • TV Land, Bright House Networks channel 38
  • CNBC, Bright House Networks channel 25
  • Disney Channel, Bright House Networks channel 35
  • MSNBC, Bright House Networks channel 26
  • HGTV, Bright House Networks channel 61

    Bright House Networks will continue to add Start Over to more channels throughout 2010.

About Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a portfolio of customizable, cutting-edge business solutions spanning Internet, MEF-certified Metro Ethernet, WiFi, security, telephony, and video. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks or our products and services, visit (www.brighthouse.com).

Furthur Info

Contact: Brian Craven
Phone: 407/215-5597
Brian.Craven@mybrighthouse.com