2006-00-00 WCSN (as World Championship Sports Network) signed on.
2006-00-00 Lifetime Movie Network was rebranded as LMN.
2006-00-00 WE: Women's Entertainment was rebranded as We TV.
2006-00-00 Retirement Living TV launches.
2006-01-01 Sleuth replaced the Trio channel.
2006-03-01 BET Jazz was rebranded as BET J.
2006-04-03 Fox Sports West 2 was renamed FSN Prime Ticket.
2006-04-06 IndiePlex was launched.
2006-04-06 RetroPlex was launched.
2006-05-27 VH1 Country was rebranded as CMT Pure Country.
2006-06-00 Spike TV rebranded as Spike.
2006-09-01 MountainWest Sports Network (aka the mtn.) was launched.
2006-09-04 MTV Tr3s was unofficially launched.
2006-09-25 MTV Español and MásMúsica TeVe officially merged into MTV Tr3s, which was officially launched on this date.
2006-09-25 Outdoor Life Network renamed Versus.
2006-10-05 the MSG Network was renamed MSG, but later went back as MSG Network in the future.
In 2006, CableLabs issues DOCSIS 3.0 specifications, which enable cable operators to offer significantly higher data rates to their broadband customers.
Source: The Cable Center website: Cable History Timeline: http://www.cablecenter.org/resources/exhibits/cable-history-timeline.html