SES has announced that its German HD platform HD+ is adding its 15th channel. Deluxe Music HD will start on December 17th and broadcast its HD offering on the HD+ platform. Deluxe Music was launched 2005 in Germany and offers a high-end music programme now also in High Definition.
Launched in November 2009, HD+ reaches over 2.8 million German TV households, allowing households in Germany to receive the following 15 free TV channels in HD quality exclusively via the Astra satellite system: RTL HD, Sat.1 HD, ProSieben HD, VOX HD, kabel eins HD, RTL II HD, Super RTL HD, N24 HD, Tele 5 HD, Sport1 HD, DMAX HD, Nickelodeon HD, sixx HD, Comedy Central HD and Deluxe Music HD. Customers with an HD+ set-top box can receive another 18 HD channels at no extra charge.