RT HD (Russia Today HD), the Russia-based news channel, is set to launch 16th December 2012.
A looped trailer has been playing to state that the service is “starting 16th December”.
It is currently unknown if the service will appear on both Sky and Freesat EPGs replacing the current standard definition version for owners of HD receivers.
RT originally launched under the brand “Russia Today” in 2005. The channel reportedly has an annual budget of around $300 million.
Satellite: Manual tuning details:
RT HD Eutelsat 28A Frequency: 11223.67, Vertical polarisation, FEC: 2/3 Symbol Rate: 27500