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VOOM HD's ‘Virgin’ launch into UK

From Colin Mann in Cannes VOOM HD Networks has inked an agreement with UK quad-play operator Virgin Media, to trial the global VOOM HD channel starting in October 2007 as…

Virgin Media to offer C4 HD

Virgin Media and Channel 4 have agreed a deal where the cable operator will offer High Definition (HD) content from Channel 4 via its on demand service. Subscribers will be…

HDTV customers satisfied by quality but not content

High definition (HD) television owners are much more satisfied with the picture quality of HD television than they are with the amount or selection of HD programming, The Nielsen Company…

Trust OKs BBC HD

BBC Trust gave its qualified support to plans for the corporation to begin broadcasting in high definition.Until the switchover in 2012, there is not be enough bandwidth on the Freeview…

DirecTV launches 21 HD channels

DirecTV in the US has launched 21 new High-Definition channels, including CNN HD and TBS HD. The launch is the beginning of DirecTV’s plan to offer 100 high-def channels by…

US confused on HD

As 'Best Buy' gears up for its important high-definition TV sales months, a new survey from the No. 1 electronics retailer reveals that almost 90 per cent of Americans still…

First HD DTT channel in Spain

From David Del Valle in Madrid An Interactive HD Consortium (Alta Definicion Interactiva 2006) is launching the first HD DTT channel in Spain, Campus HD, whose tests transmissions can be…

MTV launching pan-Euro HD feed

MTV Networks International will launch the company’s first pan-European high-definition feed next year. With content drawn from MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon, the channel will be operated by MTVNI’s emerging markets…

MGM HD on DirecTV

Hollywood film studio MGM is set to launch a new 24/7 network delivering a library of classic and contemporary films on demand in high definition. MGM HD will launch this…

Channel 4 HD on Sky

Channel 4 is set to become the first UK terrestrial broadcaster to offer a high definition simulcast of its main channel on the Sky platform. Scheduled to be available from…