09.08 Europe/London, September 20, 2011 By Julian Clover

Com Hem is to include the newly launched Canal+ Sport Extra HD, as well as the new Canal+ Hits HD, for its premium subscribers from October 3.

The Nordic premium channel, operated by the TV4 group, now has four channels in the HD format.

Canal+ Sport Extra HD is benefitting from increased coverage of the Premier League, Elite League and La Liga.

Last month Canal+ Film HD became Canal+ First HD allowing all movie premieres on the channel to be viewed in HD.

“Canal+ is as usual in the forefront of technological excellence. Today we offer both HD and 3D, and this fall, our subscribers have more choice in high definition. If you want to experience high-quality football and hockey or major films such as Inception in HD Canal+ is the obvious choice, said Canal+ CEO, Johan Kleberg.

Most major operators are now taking the complete Canal+ bouquet, though some of the HD options are not available terrestrially.