BBC HD

high-definition television channel

BBC HD was a high-definition television channel provided by the BBC. The service was initially run as a trial from 15 May 2006 until becoming a full service on 1 December 2007. The first HD originated program to be shown on the channel was Planet Earth, shown on 27 May 2006.

BBC HD
LaunchedTrial: 15 May 2006
Full: 1 December 2007
Owned byBBC
Picture format16:9, 1080i (HDTV)
Websitehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/hd/
Availability
Satellite
FreesatChannel 108
Sky+ HDChannel 143 (IN H.264/MPEG-4 AVC)
Astra 2D10847V 22000 5/6
Cable
Virgin MediaChannel 108 (IN MPEG-2)

BBC HD closed early on 26 March 2013. BBC Two HD replaced it.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Hello BBC Two HD; Goodbye BBC HD". About the BBC. 2013-03-19. Retrieved 2017-03-02.

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