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Good news for those with Sky: Channel 4 is now available to you in glorious high-definition. The channel has officially launched an HD simulcast on the sat provider, with crisper versions of Holloaks and Ugly Betty being highlighted. Apparently, the former show will be committed to HD as of next Spr...

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December 11, 2007 at 11:54AM
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We know, this weekend (and next) is all about seeing which professional teams squeeze their way into the playoffs, and moreover, seeing which college teams score bowl victories in their respective contests, but for the Brits over in England seeing less pigskin and more round ball, we've got some new...

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Sky revealed to investors recently it plans to roll out an unnamed -- here's a name, Sky HD -- HDTV service in early 2008 featuring broadcasts as well as video-on-demand via satellite or internet connection. Sounds a lot like the Sky HD service already rolling out in the U.K., hopefully by the time ...

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Sky HD subscribers - got good news for ya. Sky Sports HD 2 (creative name) is going to launch on July 31st. The channel can be found on station 409 and be filled with tons of sports that most of us Yanks just don't understand like: domestic/international cricket, Guinness Premiership rugby, and Prem...

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The BBC is reporting that many in the UK are facing delays in getting high definition set-top boxes installed due to shortages. While thousands of customers have been installed already, many are getting shuffled back as much as three weeks. As our friends at HDTV UK mention, anyone who didn't preord...

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For our UK readers, you can finally pre-order high definition service from Sky. A quick rundown: Launch in May £299 to buy the box £10 per month subscription fee Check the official website for more details or our previous post. Thanks to Ashley and choare for the tip!...

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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 Everyth...

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We stumbled upon a great report of SkyHD's next and future plans for the high-definition service prepping to launch this year, and one interesting tidbit grabbed our peepers. Not out of the gate, but sometime after launch, SkyHD consumers can text or SMS a command to their set-top box to set a recor...

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SKY HD might not have high-def just yet but they got a fancy new website about it. This site is going to give current and prospective SKY customers info about the new service they will be able to get later this year. The website is part of their "feel everything" campaign. If you visit the...

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Yes, we have Discovery-HD, but we're green with envy since Sky will be offering National Geographic HD to it's UK subscribers when it launches in the next month or two. If you're at all interested in what Sky will be offering, they have four high-def videos available for download; two are rugby-rela...

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