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Five major UK broadcasters pledge HDTV channels

November 21st, 2007 · 2 Comments

The UK’s HD industry has received a significant boost after all five major broadcast channels pacted to launch a high-definition service each by late 2009, using whatever platforms are available. C4 has already confirmed that it will launch an service on Sky this December. The broadcasters hope to deliver their HD channels on Freeview by the completion of the digital switchover in 2012.

Tags: Broadcasting · High definition TV · Trade

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 stephen bowler // Nov 21, 2007 at 4:21 pm

    Wow!!!!!!! us freeview watchers only have to wait FOUR YEARS!!!!!!!

  • 2 Martin // Nov 21, 2007 at 9:11 pm

    Don’t get too excited! This will only be happening if the government allocate the spectrum to HD freeview. The government would rather make billions auctioning the spectrum off.

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