What is HomeCable HD?

HomeCable HD is the first pay TV provider that provides the best, most complete service with fascinating High Definition quality in Indonesia. Experience clearer sound, sharper pictures, fine colours at home with your family through well selected HD channels

How to subscribe to HomeCable HD TV?

To experience HomeCable High Definition TV from First Media, first you will be required to subscribe to the minimum package that offers HomeCable HD. Secondly, you will need a HD HomeBox to receive High Definition signals. Thirdly, you will need to connect your HD TV to our HD HomeBox using HDMI cable in order to watch HomeCable HD channels Your home television needs to be at least "HD-ready" or "HD-Capable". Most of Standard TV screen has 525 horizontal line with an aspect ratio 4:3. In contrast High Definition TV set has 720 to 180 horizontal line with an aspect ratio of 16:9. Please ensure to check your television guide book for 1080i and 720p references

Which types of HomeCable packages offers HomeCable HD?

In order to enjoy High Definition channel services, you only need to subscribe to First Media HomeCable Family Plus for Rp 165.000,- / month and a HD HomeBox with a rental fee of Rp 60.000, - /month (all exclude VAT). By having Family Plus + HD HomeBox, you will be able to enjoy 77 standard definition channels and at the moment 8 HD channels HD (ESPN HD, ASN HD, StarWorld HD, Fox HD, Fashion HD, LiTV HD, NatGeo HD, NetGeoWild HD) If you prefer to enjoy more than 90 standard definition channels and 10 best of HD channels (HBO, HBO Hit, ESPN HD, ASN HD, StarWorld HD, Fox HD, Fashion HD, LiTV HD, NatGeo HD, NetGeoWild HD) you can subscribe to HomeCable Ultimate with a subscription fee of Rp 315.000, - / month + HD HomeBox rental fee of Rp 60.000, - / month (all exclude VAT)

In which format ratio does the HomeCable HD is being broadcasted?

HomeCable HD is broadcasting in 1080i and 720p format with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and each HD channel will self select its best viewing format

What is HD HomeBox?

HD HomeBox is a digital Set Top Box / digital decoder. Installing an HD HomeBox with an HD television you can enjoy both Standard and High definition programs. Without HD HomeBox, you will not be able to experience HD channels in your HD television.

What makes a HD HomeBox different from the others?

With an HD HomeBox you will receive clearer picture, sharper colour and optimum surround sound. Whether you are watching a movie, drama, sports, and wild life; through HD you will feel that you are in the middle of the action.

I already have one HD HomeBox set up on one HDTV. If I want t watch HD programmes on another TV at home do I have to purchase another HD HomeBox Set?

Yes. All you need to do in order to get HD programmes for the second TV is you must subscribe for a new connection and a new HD HomeBox Set.

How many HD channels are available in First Media?

We pride ourselves in giving our customers the best service with the complete High Definition experience. Bringing your family with HD clarity, and outstanding surround sound. As of now HD HomeCable will provide you with10 High Definition channels to enjoy: HBO, HBO Hits. ESPN HD, ASN HD, StarWorld HD, Fox HD, Fashion HD, LiTV HD, NatGeo HD, NatGeo HD.

How do I know that the channel or the program I’m watching is broadcasted in HD?

All the channels and programs that are broadcasted in High Definition will have the HD logo shown on the screen. Inside the First Media EPG (Electronic Program Guide) all HD channels are listed under the same HD category.

How does the HD TV work?

HD or High Definition is an technological advancement from the average digital TV or Standard TV. HD technology enables higher viewing resolutions and better image clarity with true colour. Which can be measured at 5 times the quality of standard TV or STV.

How do I know that my TV is HD Ready?

Look out for the “HD Ready” logo on your television, or you can check your TV manual book to find the direction for the HD Ready logo

I already have HD Ready TV, Can I see HD programs automatically?

You do not get HD programmes automatically. You will need an HD input or some kind of HD service such as FirstMedia’s HD HomeBox Set which broadcast in HD quality.

I heard that there are various types of HD formats. What are the differences?

The signals for HD programes are broadcasted in three formats: 720p, 1080i and 1080p. The Number format shows the horizontal line in your television; meanwhile the word format shows how the horizontal lines are broadcast in your television

I am a new HomeCable subscriber. How can I subscribe for the HomeCable HD?

Be sure to choose the package that offers the HD Channels:

  1. If you choose to subscribe for the Family Plus package
    • The going price for the Family Plus package is Rp. 165,000 excluding VAT
    • Subscribe to Family Plus + High Definition using Samsung HomeBox HD with Rp. 60,000 as the rental price 
    • 8 HD Channels in the Family Plus package are: ESPN HD, ASN HD, StarWorld HD, Fox HD, Fashion HD, LiTV HD, NatGeo HD, NetGeoWild HD
  2. If you choose to subscribe to the ULTIMATE package
    • To subscribe to the Ultimate package it costs Rp. 315,000 excluding VAT
    • Subscribe to the Ultimate + High Definition using Samsung HomeBox HD and pay only Rp. 60,000 as the rental price 
    • 10 HD Channels in the Ultimate package are: HBO, HBO Hit, ESPN HD, ASN HD, StarWorld HD, Fox HD, Fashion HD, LiTV HD, NatGeo HD, NetGeoWild HD

Make sure you schedule the installation of the HomeCable in your home.. For more enquiries, You can contact our Sales Center (021) 2559 6688

I am an existing customer and already have a HomeBox. Can I get the HD channels automatically?

For our existing customers that are using the old SD HomeBox. Sadly you will not be able to enjoy our HD channels automatically. You will need to replace your old HomeBox with the HD HomeBox and subscribe to a HomeCable package that offers HD channels. For more enquiries regarding changing you current package, Please contact out Sales Center (021) 2559 6688

How to setup HD HomeBox to your HDTV and access the HD channels?

Your HD HomeBox is included with an HDMI cable that will connect to your HDTV

What is HDMI cable?

HDMI cable (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is a specialcable that gives the best audio and video quality for home entertainment by using only one connection slot of your HDTV. This is the best way to connect the HD HomeBox to your HDTV

Does the HDMI cable included in the HD HomeBox?

A HDMI cable is included in the FirstMedia HD HomeBox Set.