BBC Two to launch in HD

The BBC is to launch an HD version of its BBC Two channel on March 26. The channel will be available on the Sky HD, Freeview HD and YouView, Virgin Media, Freesat HD and BT Vision platforms.

BBC Two HD will replace the existing BBC HD Channel and will be available subscription-free on all digital television platforms offering HD channels.

Janice Hadlow, Controller of BBC Two, said: “BBC One HD has already proved to be highly valued by our audiences and I’m delighted that we’re able to follow this with the launch of BBC Two in HD. The launch of BBC Two HD will allow us to showcase more of our programmes at their very best – helping to highlight our commitment to high quality, engaging and ambitious programmes on BBC Two.”

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