HD+, the subscription platform with the HD versions of commercial free-to-air channels for DTH satellite households in Germany on Astra (19.2 East), has increased its customer figure to 1.59 million five years after its launch.

Compared with the customer base one year ago on September 30, 2013, this corresponds with a growth by 313,683 customers.

In Q3 2014 alone, 51,062 new customers were added, more than in Q2 2014 (47,089 new customers).

1.3 million households are in the free-of-charge trial period, thus HD+ currently reaches a total of 2.9 million households.

The platform operated by Astra satellite operator SES provides access to 19 commercial HD channels and 12 catch-up services (Mediatheken).