Sky Deutschland Expand HD Offering with 8 New Channels

April 11, 2011

Sky Deutschland has agreed to a strategic co-operation with GmbH to expand its market leading HD service with 8 additional channels. Sky will make their HD+ service available to Sky satellite customers starting this summer.

As of this summer, viagra 60mg Sky satellite customers will be able to access the full HD+ line-up, including RTL HD, VOX HD, RTL 2 HD, Sat.1 HD, ProSieben HD, kabel eins HD, Sixx HD and SPORT1 HD.

These new channels will be available to Sky satellite customers with an HD Set Top Box, initially for up to 12 months free of charge, bringing the number of top quality HD channels available to Sky customers to 25.

Dr Holger Enßlin, Chief Officer Legal, Regulatory & Distribution at Sky Deutschland, stated: “With over 1 million customers already able to access the fantastic experience of Sky HD, Sky customers’ excitement for brilliant HDTV image quality is huge. The HD+ agreement allows us to further expand the HD offering for our satellite customers and provides easy access to HD+ with some of the best Free-TV channels. With this, we present a new dimension of HD entertainment on Sky HD receivers. This underlines once more our goal to offer the best services for our customers – as well as our HD market leadership.”

Wilfried Urner, general manager HD Plus GmbH, added: “The agreement with Sky Deutschland enables us to extend our customer potential with a particularly HD-affine target group. This is an important signal for all Free-TV channels that trust in HD+ – and also for the viewers and the entire business. HD+ is already an established offering for high quality TV in Germany. We are glad to be able to provide private free TV channels in best HD quality for the Sky subscribers now.”