The subscribers of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland can receive sports channel sportdigital in HD quality from December 1, 2015.
Sky customers with DTH reception equipment subscribed to at least basic package Sky Starter will be able to sign up for sportdigital HD at any time.
sportdigital has been available to Sky DTH customers since 2008. Existing subscribers continue to pay €4.99 per month to access the channel. New customers will have to pay €5.99 per month from December 1, 2015.
The HD version of sportdigital launched in November 2014, but has so far not been available to Sky customers.
Under the motto Football around the world, sportdigital shows around 500 live matches per season from 13 competitions across four continents including Europe, South-America, Japan and Australia.