Sky News HD joins OSN network
Dubai, July 27, 2010
Sky News, the satellite television news broadcaster, has launched a news channel operating in high definition (HD), which has been made available on Orbit Showtime Network.
Sky News HD unites first-class journalism with sharp picture quality and uses a widescreen format to show more detail about the key stories of the day, bringing HD customers closer to the news and events from around the world, a statement said.
Content will include live video feeds from developing stories, rich graphics that enhance Sky News coverage and real-time text analysis from Sky News specialist correspondents during live speeches and events, it added.
With the launch of Sky News HD, OSN’s 75 premium channel line-up now includes 10 HD channels spanning all genres with more promised later this year.
The launch of HD channels responds to increasing customer demand for high quality programming with the intensity and vividness of high definition. Over 50,000 OSN subscribers are already enjoying their favourite must-see movies, series, documentaries, and sports in HD, the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service