The BBC to launch new HD Channels in 2014

by | Jul 16, 2013 | All, TV News

The BBC have today announced plans to launch  BBC News HD, BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD in early 2014.

The new channels will broadcast the same programmes as their standard definition equivalents in HD, giving viewers access to a further 250 hours of HD programmes per week than is currently available from the BBC. The majority of HD programmes from these channels will also be available to watch on demand via BBC iPlayer.

In addition, within the next six months, the BBC will present to the BBC Trust a proposal covering the technical options and timetable to launch English Regional variants of BBC One HD and variants of BBC Two HD for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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16/07/2013

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