German HD+ Platform Adds Fifteenth Channel

Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:08am EST

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German HD+ Platform Adds Fifteenth Channel

SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) has announced today that its German HD platform HD+ is adding its 15th channel. Deluxe Music HD will start on 17 December and broadcast its HD offering on the HD+ platform. Deluxe Music was launched 2005 in Germany and offers a high-end music programme now also in High Definition.

Launched on November 1, 2009, HD+ reaches over 2.8 million German TV households, allowing households in Germany to receive the following 15 free TV channels in HD quality exclusively via the ASTRA satellite system: RTL HD, Sat.1 HD, ProSieben HD, VOX HD, kabel eins HD, RTL II HD, SUPER RTL HD, N24 HD, TELE 5 HD, SPORT1 HD, DMAX HD, Nickelodeon HD, sixx HD, COMEDY CENTRAL HD and DELUXE MUSIC HD. Customers with an HD+ set-top box can receive another 18 HD channels at no extra charge.

Please find more information about HD+ as well as the parameters for the reception of Deluxe Music HD here: www.hd-plus.de.

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