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Cable television multisystem operator Comcast said it will expand its HDTV retail program with Best Buy to four additional markets, including Baltimore; Knoxville, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Washington.
Previously, Best Buy and Comcast have been selling HDTV cable services in Philadelphia-area markets.
A total of 31 Best Buy stores will sell digital-ready HDTV sets and Comcast Digital Cable service, the retailer said. A $79.99 sales activation kit with a $250 value is offered free to customers who purchase an HDTV set and agree to activate Digital Cable service from Best Buy.
The kit includes free service installation, two months of free HBO and Showtime and several Pay-Per-View movie coupons. It is valid for new Comcast Digital Cable customers, including those upgrading from Comcast analog cable.
Customers also can sign up for Comcast Digital Cable as a standalone service for $29.99 at Philadelphia area Best Buy stores. The activation kit includes free service installation, one month of free HBO and Showtime and Pay-Per-View coupons.
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