Sky+ HD has announced plans to add more HD channels to its lineup in the UK. Seven new channels, including Sky Movies Action/Thriller HD, Sky Movies Drama HD, and Sky Movies Comedy HD will be launched in October. The additions bring Sky’s HD selection to 26.
“With equipment prices falling and the choice of content increasing, this is shaping up to be a big year for HD,” said Hilary Perchard, Head of Advanced TV Products for Sky. She added, “Almost half a million homes are already enjoying Sky+ HD and we’re excited to be offering even more HD content to our customers.”
The added HD channels, (most of them movie genre based movie channels,) include Sky Movies Action/Thriller HD, Sky Movies Sci-Fi/Horror HD, Sky Movies Sci-Fi/Horror HD, Sky Movies Modern Greats HD, Sky Movies Family HD, Sky Movies Comedy HD, and Sky Real Lives HD.
Other featured HD channels on Sky include Sky Sports HD, Sky One HD, Sky Arts HD, and Eurosport HD & BBC HD. The provider plans to add more channels by the end of 2008.