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We heard that Numericable was planning to deliver a few new high-def channels to its lineup late last year, and while it has definitely taken longer than locals would have liked, it's hard to complain with new HD channels in Europe -- belated or otherwise. Effective immediately, subscribers interes...

January 14th 2009 at 10:03am 0 Comments
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Since launching back in May, Eurosport HD has found its way onto quite a few European carriers. Now, it can safely say it has found a home in France, as CanalSat has decided it best for this network to join TF1, France 2, Arte, Canal+ and M6 as the available high-definition options. We're told that...

December 14th 2008 at 1:21am 0 Comments
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Despite word from France Television's director of sports programming that HD wouldn't be available for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, France 2 HD has already launched on CanalSat DTH and Numéricable. Unlike the Versus broadcast here, French viewers are also getting the Tour de France in HD and ca...

July 8th 2008 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Right on cue, Eurosport HD has gone live. The high-definition sports network is currently airing in Poland on Cyfra+, Cyfrowy Polsat and N, Sweden on Com Hem and Denmark on YouSee. It's also slated to show up soon on a smattering of other European cable / satellite providers, though no specifics ha...

May 26th 2008 at 12:06pm 0 Comments