High definition

Eutelsat reaches 1,000 HD channel milestone

Satellite operator Eutelsat now claims to offer more than 1,000 channels in high definition, following the launch of Chinese channel CGTN HD in Europe earlier this month. Eutelsat said that HD TV continues to gain ground across its broadcast satellites, with 240 HD channels launched in 2016 – equalling the total number launched during the […]

Turner launches HD, dual language kids network feeds in MENA

Turner is launching high definition and dual language options for its Cartoon Network and Boomerang channels in the Middle East and North Africa. From this month the channels will be available in English and Arabic in the MENA region exclusively on beIN for DTH satellite customers and on compatible IPTV platforms. “We are thrilled to […]

Channel 5 to launch in HD on Freeview

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5 is due to launch in high definition (HD) on free-to-air digital platform, Freeview, on May 4. Announcing the move, the Viacom-owned network said that Channel 5 HD will also be available on the Freesat, YouView, BT and TalkTalk platforms, in addition to its existing position on the Sky and Virgin […]