HBO Latin America Group is to launch the A&E HD, History HD and Sony HD channels in Mexico through the DTH platform Sky Mexico.

"Every day the subscriber demand is bigger on having HDTV services allowing them to have a unique visual experience" said Pedro Casals, regional vice-president at the company.

A&E HD offers TV series, films and successful programs in HDTV quality. Viewers will also be able to get the A&E Music and A&E Specials brands for concerts and shows respectively.

For its part, History HD offers original productions made in HD and also premieres. At the same time this channel has around 1.600 programming hours in HDTV.

Finally Sony HD is a channel containing TV series, comedies and realities. Here the Mexican viewers will have the new seasons of hits such as "Desperate Housewives', 'Grey's Anatomy' or 'Private Practice'.