Broadcasting only in high-definition format, HDNet is available via cable and satellite television. Currently showing a wide variety of HD programming, using the 1080i video standard, without focusing on any specific genre. On Sept.6 2001, HDNet was launched by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Phillip Garvin from studios in Colorado. In Dec. 2001 and Jan. 2002 HDNet aired HD coverage of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan with former CNN correspondent Peter Arnett. In Feb. 2002, they originated eight hours of high definition video each day from the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. This feed was picked up by NBC and aired in 24 hour rotation on NBC's digital television stations. HDNet has also broadcast the last two Space Shuttle launches. It is available on a number of platforms.