SES has signed a capacity agreement with High TV 3D, a worldwide 3D general entertainment channel, primarily for cable distribution. High TV 3D will be distributed via the Astra 23.5 degrees East orbital position, benefiting from its optimal European footprint coverage and household reach. Astra 23.5 degrees East is the home of various international 3D channels such as Brava 3D, Penthouse 3D and the Astra 3D demo channel.
The 3D programming of High TV 3D ranges from entertainment news and travel programmes to drama, comedy, fitness and movies as well as a slate of in-house productions such as reality shows. High TV 3D will broadcast 400 hours of native 3D content during its first year and is creating more than 500 hours of quality 3D content for each year to come.