The German cable operator Kabel BW, which serves the state of Baden Würtenberg, has launched a big HD push to attract more customers. Up until January 15, new subscribers will be able to buy the Humax PR-HD-1000 C HD cable tuners for €199, including a special voucher for a subscription to Premiere HD and Discovery HD.
With eight channels on the network, Kabel BW has the widest HD offer of all German operators. The channels are Pro Sieben HD, Sat.1 HD, Anixe HD, Luxe HD, HD1, HD Campus TV Premiere HD and Discovery HD.
In a related development, Kabel BW is expected to raise its basic digital subscription fee from €14.90 to €16.90, the same as Kabel Deutschland KDG will charge in the new year.