Canal+ HD has become Spain’s first HD channel on Astra and is part of Sogecable’s digital pay-TV package Digital+. SES Astra had announced an agreement with Sogecable in October 2007 for the use of an additional transponder for digital TV and HDTV, bringing the total to 11 transponders. After the launch of Canal+ HD, Astra will transmit 29 HD channels. By end of 2010, SES ASTRA expects to be offering 100 HD channels.
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