Posted Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 11:15 AM PST by Steven Cohen
Several previously lost HD channels have reportedly been restored.
Early this morning, DirecTV sent out an email to its customers apologizing for the loss of several HD channel signals. In addition, the technical failure also suspended the DirecTV Cinema in HD format.
According to a report from TV Predictions, the issue resulted in the loss of about 40 HD channels, including MSNBC, The Weather Channel, Turner Classic Movies, the Cooking Channel, Nat Geo, and TV Land. The signal failure is likely attributable to technical issues related to the company's 103 satellite which was responsible for broadcasting the missing stations. The outages began on Thursday afternoon, but as of 7:30 am EST this morning, HD service has reportedly been restored to most customers and channels.
DirecTV has yet to officially confirm that the problem has been solved. If the error persists, DirecTV recommends that users switch to the SD alternatives for the missing channels while they work out their technical issues.
Sources: DirecTV, TV Predictions
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