Swisscom boosts HD and foreign-language offerings

Swisscom is to expand its HD offering with the addition of two new channels – Arte D HD and France 2 HD – free of charge.

Swisscom TV customers will be able to choose from two HD packs – HD Deutsche+ and HD Français+ – each offering nine channels for CHF9 (€6.70) a month.

Swisscom will begin offering football in HD on November 6, including games from he Axpo Super League, Serie A, the Spanish La Liga and the Portuguese Liga Zon Sagres. Football games can be viewed for CHF2.50 a game, while customers with a Teleclub Sport subscription will also benefit from eight additional HD sports channels at no extra cost.

Swissocm is also adding new foreign-language channels from November 15, with the addition of Show Türk, ATV Avrupa, NTV Avrupa, TGRT EU, Skytürk, TV8 Turkey, Euro D and Nickelodeon France as part of its basic offering. Subscribers will also be able to choose from four new language packs – the Brazilian TV Globo Internacional, the Turkish Türkiye+, the Serbian Pink Plus and the Portuguese Português+.