Sky HD is launching soon and there has not been that many specific details so far but PVRWire sent us a great article. It is lengthy but is full of details. Here is a summery for ya.
- They will carry both 720p and 1080i - depends on the station
- There will be no 576p option - suprising
- Everything will be 50Hz
- Sky One HD will be simucasted with Sky One
- The stations will carry true HD and up-converted SD
- Sky Sports HD will combine HD programs from all 4 Sky Sports Stations
- The Sky HD boxes will only be sold with installation - might change later
- The box will have HDMI and SCART ports - HDMI cable included
- Browsing the EPG via SMS. Simply text a
specific number with the day and program and it will respond with when it is on.