Transmission/Technical Information

What is High Definition?

High definition (HD or HDTV) is a different (and newer) standard of digital television broadcasting which offers sharper, more detailed pictures and surround sound. Only viewers with an "HD" television set, a special HD set top box receiver, and reception of a high definition service will experience HD programming. HD broadcasting first began to appear in the UK in 2006/2007, and is now widely available. Current platforms are:
• Freeview HD
• Sky HD
• Virgin HD
• YouView Box

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