QVC Plus Germany to launch HD channel

Jörn Krieger | 08-12-2012

German home-shopping channel QVC Plus is to offer its programmes in high definition from 13 December 2012.

QVC Plus HD will transmit free-to-air via satellite on Astra (19.2° East) on the frequency 10.803 GHz H (SR 22,000, FEC 3/4).
With the launch, parent company QVC Deutschland will provide a total of two HD services as the main QVC channel has been offered in high definition since September 2011.
Astra now contains a total of around 60 HD channels for the German market, including five home-shopping channels. In mid-2012, 7.2 million DTH satellite households in Germany owned HD reception equipment.