Hawaiian Telcom is in the TV Business

Hawaiian Telcom, Hawaii’s landline telephone operator launched its cable TV service this week at months of beta testing. The new TV service will feature at least 250 cable TV channels including local content, movies and sports such as the NFL channel. The service is being slowly rolled out in the downtown Honolulu area of Oahu. Reports from around the country have stated that TV services offered by phone companies have been successful in attracting customers from incumbent cable TV systems such as Time Warner.

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Melvin Ah Ching is a photographer, consultant, blogger, desktop publisher, and computer enthusiast living and working in Hawaii. The Hawaii Files have been online since 2006.