German pay TV operator Premiere said it now has 70,000 HD subscribers. During the first quarter of the year some 10,000 new customers subscribed to the service, which now offers Premiere HD and Discovery HD. The past few days German press reported some problems with the quality of the HD signals, but these seem now to have been resolved.
The total number of HD receivers in the German market now stands at 84,000. Apart from the two Premiere HD channels there are HD versions of Sat1 and ProSieben available as well as Annixe HD.