by Courtesy Voom

For all the hype about HDTV, there’s been a dearth of high-def programming on the dial. This month, however, satellite-TV start-up Voom ( will begin delivering 39 channels of HDTV (competitors DirecTV and DISH Network have six and seven HD channels, respectively). Voom will
supplement the usual HD fare with 21 exclusive commercial-free channels devoted to music, sports, movies and more.
The service also includes 88 regular channels. Monthly costs are competitive ($40/month), but the setup
is a killer — $750 for a dish, receiver and