HD Plus

HD Plus hails ‘positive’ consumer response to HbbTV Op App

Consumer feedback from the recent launch of German satellite platform HD Plus’s HbbTV Op App solution had been “really positive” so far, according to Wilfried Urner, the SES-owned outfit’s CEO. Speaking on a panel at ANGA COM in Germany, Urner said that the introduction of the operator app had given HD Plus a chance to […]

Nagra and HD Plus extend content protection partnership to smart TVs

Content protection provider Nagra has renewed its contract with SES German platform subsidiary HD Plus and extended it to include content protection on smart TVs. Nagra content protection supports the recently announced HD Plus solution on Smart TVs not requiring an external device, such as a conditional access module (CAM) or set-top box. The solution […]

Sport 2 HD on Skylink

M7 Group-owned Czech and Slovak pay TV service Skylink has added the Sport 2 HD channel to its HD Plus package.  The move follows the channel’s launch in HD. The channel has hitherto been available as part of Skylink’s Kombi, Multi HD, Flexi 7 and Komplet packages.

HD+ passes 1.1 million paying customers

Satellite operator SES’s German platform HD+ now has over 1.1 million paying subscribers. The platform grew by 17% quarter-on-quarter to reach 1,103,701 paying customers. Subscribers pay €50 a year after a 12-month trial period. Total HD+ users including free triallists numbered 2,892,163 at the end of March, up from 2,620,699 at the same point last […]

HD Plus passes one million paying customers

Satellite operator SES’s HD Plus platform for the German market now has over one million paying households, the company has said. According to SES, the platforom more than doubled the number of paying customers, from 404,123 to 944,993. HD Plus expects a growth rate of 25% for paying customers in 2013. At the end of […]

HD Plus taps Nagra for Replay service

SES-backed German satellite offering HD Plus is using content security technology from Nagra for its new over-the-top catch-up service, HD Plus Replay. HD Plus Replay is using Nagra’s MediaAccess PRM system to protect the delivery of premium content to consumers equipped with an HD Plus SmartTV set-top box. The service is based on the HbbTV […]

SES nears one million paying HD Plus homes

Satellite operator SES ended September with three quarters of a million paying customers for its HD platform HD Plus. The operator launched HD Plus in the German market three years ago. After adding 127,000 new paying customers during the third quarter, it ended September with a total of 761,456. HD Plus customers receive the service, […]

SES’s HD Plus reaches 2.6 million households.

SES’s German HD platform HD Plus reached more than 2.6 million households at the end of March, with over half a million homes paying the annual service fee. Since SES launched the service at the end of 2009, it has sold nearly three million HD Plus receivers. Users get free access to the bouquet of […]