Sky HD – Sky High Definition

 

Sky HD – Sky High DefinitionSky HD in Spain

Sky HD – Sky High Definition Channels in Spain. 

Sky HD was launched by Sky TV on 22 May 2006.

Currently, Sky TV customers with the entertainment channels package or Family Bundle, can obtain selected channels in HD by subscribing to the Family Bundle. The Family Bundle presently carries a £5 per month premium over the cost of the regular Variety Bundle.

Sky TV customers can access HD versions of Sky Sports and Sky Movies by upgrading to a separate HD pack subscription, currently priced at £5.25 per month. But you MUST already subscribe to the Family Bundle also.

 

High Definition (HD) channels are becoming more and more popular, due to the clarity and sharpness of the pictures they provide.  High Definition TV pictures are lot sharper and clearer than standard TV pictures – with four time more detail than standard TV broadcasts.

Sky HD makes you feel and sense that you are closer to the action. HD (high definition) TV gives you an amazing life like viewing experience, that is now revolutionizes home satellite TV. Now you can watch SKY TV movies and sport in High Definition HD with sharper images, fantastic vibrant colours and clearer deeper detail that combined create a truly incredible television viewing experience. And it is not just the picture that improves. Many of the High Definition channels are also available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound to make your High Definition viewing even more realistic.

Sky is currently offering more high definition TV channels than any other UK broadcaster – including rivals Virgin Media.

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Do I need an HD-ready television to watch high definition programmes?
You need an HD-Ready television and an Sky HD or SkyHD digibox in order to view high definition programmes in high definition. You will need to connect the Sky digibox box to your television via HDMI. Once you have the right equipment installed, you can watch live sport, national events, stunning natural history, landmark drama, world-class documentaries and more in amazing HD.

Sky’s HD service is supplied with a special Sky receiver, the Sky+ HD Box, which is basically the popular Sky+ box with an output for connection to a high definition TV.

Here are some of the benefits of the Sky+ HD service and Sky’s HD digibox:

Amazing HD picture quality – 720p and 1020i formats supported
Record up to 100 hours of TV, or 30 hours of HD TV onto its built-in disk
Watch one digital channel while recording another
Record two different channels at the same time, while watching a recorded show
Browse through a week’s worth of TV with the on-screen programme guide, selecting which shows to record
Pause and rewind live TV (handy for when the phone rings).
Use ‘Series link’ to keep track of your favourite shows
A collection of “on demand” content with Sky Anytime

 

 

Sky HD channels

A list of channels currently (January 2016) available on Sky HD:

4seven HD
Alibi HD
Al Jazeera English HD
Animal Planet HD
BBC One HD
BBC One Northern Ireland HD
BBC One Scotland HD
BBC One Wales HD
BBC Two HD
BBC Three HD
BBC Four HD
BBC News HD
Boomerang HD
BoxNation HD
BT Sport 1 HD
BT Sport 2 HD
BT Sport ESPN HD
BT Sport Europe HD
Cartoon Network HD
CBBC HD
CBeebies HD
Channel 4 HD
Channel 5 HD
CI HD
Comedy Central HD
Dave HD
Discovery HD
Disney Channel HD
Disney Junior HD
Disney XD HD
E! HD
E4 HD
Eden HD
Eurosport 1 HD
Eurosport 2 HD
Film4 HD
Fox HD
Good Food HD
History HD
ITV HD
ITV2 HD
ITV3 HD
ITV4 HD
ITVBe HD
ITV Encore HD
LFCTV HD
Lifetime HD
More4 HD
MTV HD
MTV Live HD
MUTV HD
National Geographic Channel HD
Nat Geo Wild HD
NHK World HD
Nickelodeon HD
RT UK HD
RTÉ 2 HD
Sky 1 HD
Sky Atlantic HD
Sky Arts HD
Sky Living HD
Sky Movies Box Office HD
Sky Movies Action & Adventure HD
Sky Movies Comedy HD
Sky Movies Crime & Thriller HD
Sky Movies Disney HD
Sky Movies Drama & Romance HD
Sky Movies Family HD
Sky Movies Greats HD
Sky Movies Premiere HD
Sky Movies Sci Fi & Horror HD
Sky Movies Select HD
Sky Movies Showcase HD
Sky News HD
Sky Sports 1 HD
Sky Sports 2 HD
Sky Sports 3 HD
Sky Sports 4 HD
Sky Sports 5 HD
Sky Sports Box Office HD
Sky Sports F1 HD
Sky Sports News HQ HD
STAR Plus HD
STV HD
Syfy HD
TCM HD
TLC HD
Universal Channel HD
UTV HD
Watch HD

 

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