Cablecom has added high definition movies to its video-on-demand offer for the first time. Movies including Avatar and Up in the Air will also include Dolby Digital 5.1 sound. The Swiss cableco is charging CHF 7.50 per title.
The complete VOD offer, which includes the free catch-up service provided by Swiss television, is currently available in the Zurich area and Graubünden. It will be extended to Basel in the autumn.
As a promotional device, Cablecom is offering subscribers their first movie free-of-charge.