UPC Austria expands HD service

Cable operator UPC Austria is adding five new HD channels to its offering, taking the total number of HD services on the platform to over 40.

The new HD services are lifestyle channel RTL Living HD, telenovela channel Passion HD, factual channel Planet HD, movie channel Kinowelt HD and Turner-owned kids service Cartoon Network HD. The channels will be available in

UPC’s HD Extra pack, which already includes 13 HD services. The package is available at no extra charge to UPC’s Super FIT Family and Top FIT subscribers, or as an à la carte offering for €4.99.

UPC Austria has also added shopping channel HSE24 Extra to its line-up.