German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland plans to expand its high definition channel offering next year.


We are currently discussing possible content,” Sky spokesman Hans-Jürgen Croissant told industry publication Infosat.German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland plans to expand its high definition channel offering next year.
The Premiere successor currently carries seven HDTV channels in its line-up.
We will strive to add the most attractive complementary offer possible,” said Croissant.

According to Croissant, HDTV-compatible hard drive receivers tailor-made for reception of Sky’s programmes will become available in the first quarter of 2010

The Munich-based broadcaster will in future concentrate exclusively on set-top-boxes which can receive HDTV channels.