Sky Deutschland is not planning a complete transition to HD for the time being and will continue to offer some of its channels in SD resolution.
Sky Deutschland switches more SD channels to HD
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will continue the SD switch-off of TV channels in favour of HD-only distribution on March 22, 2023.
Second attempt: ARD to drop SD distribution on Astra
German public broadcaster ARD will commence SD switch-off on Astra (19.2° East).
Sky Deutschland continues SD switch-off on cable
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will remove further SD channels on cable networks in favour of exclusive HD distribution on November 26, 2020.
Magenta Telekom starts SD switch-off in Austria
German telco Deutsche Telekom has commenced SD switch-off on the cable network of its Austrian subsidiary Magenta Telekom.
ARD postpones SD switch-off on Astra
The industry and retailers were ready, consumers had been informed, but then came Corona: In view of the current crisis, German public broadcaster ARD does not consider it appropriate to […]
ARD’s regional TV channels to drop SD satellite distribution in 2021
The regional affiliates of German public broadcaster ARD will terminate the satellite distribution of their TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
ARD to drop SD satellite distribution in 2021 [UPDATE]
German public broadcaster ARD will cease the satellite distribution of its TV channels in SD resolution on Astra (19.2° East) in January 2021.
Sky Deutschland starts SD switch-off on cable
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland continues the HD offensive launched in November 2018 in the DTH satellite market and commences SD switch-off on the two largest cable networks.
EXCLUSIVE: Sky D focuses on HD and removes SD channels
Sky Deutschland is embarking on a major HD offensive and will be the first TV broadcaster in Germany to commence switching off SD channels in the DTH satellite market.