BT expands HD line-up

February 27, 2014 10.57 Europe/London By Julian Clover

BT Centre in Newgate Street, LondonBT has today added Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2 to its high definition TV line-up. The total of 26 channels is only available to subscribers with a YouView box.

The new HD channels will be available as part of BTís HD Extra bolt on, which remains at £3 a month and offers HD versions of most of BTís Entertainment pack channels plus HD versions of BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and ESPN.

Alex Green, director of TV for BT, said: ďOur new HD line-up offers viewers even more of their favourite channels in fantastic HD quality. This is just the latest in a series of new content deals we are offering on BT TV.Ē

BT has also announced it has held onto live German Bundesliga football in the UK and Republic of Ireland until 2017, following a competitive tender for the new rights