ORF launches second HD channel on Astra
December 7, 2009
SES Astra has revealed that the Austrian public broadcaster ORF will start broadcasting its second HD channel on Astra. The launch of ORF2 HD on SES Astra's 19.2 degrees East orbital position is scheduled for December 5th, and follows the successful roll-out of ORF1 HD in June 2008. ORF will continue to broadcast both ORF1 and ORF2 also in standard definition.