Analog to HD Upgrade

Don’t Lose Your Patient
Television Programming!

Contact Us to Schedule Your Upgrade

DIRECTV will be discontinuing analog
programming by the end of 2018.

If you are currently receiving analog programming from DIRECTV, you will lose your programming signal in the next year. Now, more than ever, it's important to roadmap an HD upgrade plan for your facility that includes new HDTVs and headend for HD programming to your patients. There are thousands of customers who will need to be upgraded over the next year. If your facility waits too long before upgrading, you risk a loss of patient programming.

Take advantage of current subsidies that enable conversion to HD at minimal or no cost & create better patient experiences.

Explore the options TeleHealth can provide to help your facility upgrade today to avoid the risk of signal loss. The best option for your facility will depend on what your future plans are to migrate to HD, and your schedule for purchasing new TVs in conjunction with new programming and equipment.

Don’t delay, call TODAY to schedule your HD upgrade!
(800) 535-2459, option 2

Option A:

Hospitals With
Pro: Idiom TVs1

This is the best option for facilities with all Pro: Idiom HDTVs that want to move to an IPTV system or to an interactive patient engagement solution, leveraging Smart TVs immediately.

TeleHealth Services will:

  • Install a new 48 channel Comm3000 headend2
  • Create a custom map to meet your facility’s specific needs

This option will deliver HD to every Pro: Idiom TV in your facility. Special offer requires a new 5-year DIRECTV programming agreement.

1TVs must be Pro: Idiom and MPEG-4 capable.

2If your facility would like more than 48 channels,
please call for custom pricing.

Option B:

Hospitals Replacing TVs
Over the Next Year

This is the best option for hospitals that have started to upgrade to Pro: Idiom HDTVs, but still have analog or non- Pro: Idiom HDTVs receiving DIRECTV signal. This option will allow your facility to move to an IPTV system or to an interactive patient engagement solution once all of TVs are upgraded to Pro: Idiom Smart HDTVs.

TeleHealth Services will:

  • Install a new 48 channel Comm3000 headend2 with 6 NTSC-8 analog converters
  • Create a custom map to meet your facility’s specific needs

This option will deliver HD to every Pro: Idiom HDTV, as well as the same channel line-up in analog to all of your non-Pro: Idiom HDTVs and remaining analog TVs. Special offer requires a new 5-year DIRECTV programming agreement.

  • Prevents loss of analog signal and TV programming in early 2019.
  • New headend equipment improves hardware reliability and flexibility to run IPTV
  • Eliminates the analog surcharge
    of $.20 or $.10 per billable unit