Medientage 2011: Tele 5 launches HD channel

Jörn Krieger ©RapidTVNews | 20-10-2011

German movie channel Tele 5 has launched a high-definition simulcast of its service. Tele 5 HD can be received via satellite on HDTV platform HD+ on Astra (19.2° East).
With the latest addition, which was announced at the Medientage München 2011 conference, the HD package operated by satellite company Astra now contains a total of 12 channels. Reception of HD+ costs €50 per year with the first 12 months being free-of-charge.
Tele 5 confirmed in October 2009 to be in discussion with HD+ regarding the launch of an HD service.