Sky News joins HD offering on Orbit Showtime

  • Share via facebook
  • Tweet this
  • Bookmark and Share

Sky News has launched a new high definition news channel on Orbit Showtime, the pay TV provider has announced.

Content on the channel will include live video feeds from breaking stories and real-time analysis from Sky News specialist correspondents, the statement said.

Sky News HD launched on July 26 and increases OSN’s offering to 75 premium channels, including 10 in HD, the first of which were launched in February.

The pay TV provider said in the same statement that more than 50,000 customers subscribe to the HD package.

OSN is owned and operated by Panther Media Group, a company registered in Dubai International Financial Centre and is owned by Orbit Group and KIPCO.

All 75 channels on Orbit Showtime Network (OSN) will be in high-definition by the end of 2012, the company's CEO and president said last month.

Marc-Antoine d’Halluin added that the TV firm intended to switch off all standard-resolution services six months later.

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Insider: What hotel general managers really think

Insider: What hotel general managers really think

The major challenge facing bosses is competition from the endless...

Dubai Tram essential guide

Dubai Tram essential guide

Prepare to explore the city in a whole new way from Wednesday...

Get in the Ring for investment opportunity

Get in the Ring for investment opportunity

The UAE’s frst ‘Get in the Ring’ competition has put Dubai’s...

Most Discussed