Sky Germany expands HD line-up on cable

Jörn Krieger | 30-10-2012

German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will expand its high-definition channel portfolio on cable networks: Unitymedia will add nine HD channels and Kabel BW three HD channels.

The customers of Kabel BW in federal state Baden-Württemberg will be able to receive Fox HD, TNT Serie HD and Disney Channel HD from 30 October 2012.

In North-Rhine Westphalia and Hessen, Unitymedia will add the following channels in mid-November 2012: Sky Sport HD Extra, Sky Hits HD, Disney Cinemagic HD, Disney Channel HD, Fox HD, TNT Serie HD, Discovery Channel HD, National Geographic HD and Nat Geo Wild HD.

All cable customers in the coverage areas of Unitymedia and Kabel BW which have subscribed to the corresponding Sky package and to Sky HD will be able to receive the new channels without additional charge.