Dept of Defense (Pentagon Channel) Discontinued

Effective April 17, 2015, the DoD Channel (aka The Pentagon Channel) which was on Channel 202, has ceased it's television operations and will strictly focus their videos, news, and other information on their website defense.gov

Smart Home Software Upgrade 4/14/15

On April 14, 2015, your Blue Ridge Smart Home software will be updated. The installation will be attempted around 10 pm and will last for approx 2 hours
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The update will include an updated Touchscreen Setting icon and the option to enable/disable motion detection on select cameras (Motion detection cameras COMING SOON).

The update will NOT affect the ability of your system to send alarms to the Central Monitoring Station, but remote access and control from your web portal and mobile app will not be available during the... more

Upcoming Free Previews

If you like free things, then you won't want to miss these upcomimg Free Previews. (Digital cable required)

World Fishing Network, channel 699, April 1st - 30th (HD service required)

Starz/Encore, channels 500-519, 575-582, & 611 (HD), plus Starz/Encore On Demand, Channel 1, April 3rd - 6th. (set any necessary parental controls)

MLB Extra Innings, channels 771-784, April 6th - 12th

 

HD Auto Tune

Watching HD just got easier!

Introducing HD Auto Tune. HD Auto Tune automatically tunes a standard definition channel to the HD version of the channel. HD Auto Tune will be activated starting on or about Dec 9th.

If you'd like to deactivate HD Auto Tune,

  1. Press Settings on your remote then A for More Settings
  2. Under General Settings go to My Preferences
  3. Scroll down to Auto Tune HD and select OFF

Starz & Encore Free Preview

Enjoy a free preview of Starz/Encore Nov 26th - 30th.
Tune to Channels 500-519 and HD channels 576-582 & 611 and watch blockbuster movies and so much more this Thanksgiving weekend. You can also experience Star/Encore On Demand, available on Channel 1.
For more information on what... more

The Concert for Valor on HBO

On November 11th, HBO will host a Concert for Valor, beginning at 7pm, to honor the courage and sacrifice of America's veterans and their families. HBO, channel 300 and HBO HD, channel 610 will be available for digital cable customers to enjoy the concert.
HD required to see the concert in HD.

Starz Play and Encore Play Launch

 

We are excited to now offer STARZ Play and ENCORE Play. 
With your subscription to STARZ/ENCORE, you get access to hundreds of movies, specials, sports and more to watch whenever, wherever you want on your laptop, mobile phone or tablet.
Go to... more

Biography Rebranding

 

On July 8, 2014, Biography Channel, Channel 137 or 138, and BIO HD, Channel 685, is rebranding themselves, FYI.
To find out more about FYI, click here.

MLB Strike Zone Launches

We are excited to expand our HD channel offerings by launching MLB Strike Zone HD on HD+, Channel 711. 

MLB Strike Zone will offer live look-ins, up-to-the-minute highlights, and updates from every regular season MLB game on Tuesday and Fridays nights, all commercial-free.
Don't have HD+, find out what other HD channels are available

The Big Ten Network

We have been unable to come to an agreement with the Big Ten Network. At this time, the Big Ten Network continues to require us to carry their channel as part of our Basic Plus Package at a cost of approximately $2,000,000 a year.  To summarize, the channel is too expensive.  Even though some customers may be able to afford it, there are lower income people and senior citizens that can't afford it.  Plus, there are customers that can afford it, but don't want the channel. If the BTN network would let us put it on our digital tier and let only those customers pay for the channel, we would gladly do it, but they are forcing it on all our customers.  $2 million dollars is not worth a couple... more