200 HD channels Via ASTRA in 2012
European satellite operator SES ASTRA has announced that by the end of 2012 it is especting to offer a total of 200 programs in high definition television (HDTV). These estimates were provide by the company during a press conference held last week in in Prague celebrating 1 million satellite dishes in the Czecxh Republic pointed at e ASTRA satellites.
ASTRA wants to become a major player in the field of HD broadcasting in Europe . In 2004, it provided only 3 HD programs.. Four years later there were 64 HD channels and ast year it celebrated the 100th channel in high definition.