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This article was published on December 9, 2013

    5 new free BBC HD channels will be switched on tomorrow

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    The BBC has said that it will switch on five new subscription-free channels that offer high definition (HD) content from tomorrow, December 10.

    The organization said today that the new channels are: BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD, and that they will be available via Freeview HD, Freesat HD, YouView, Sky HD and Virgin Media. If you miss your favorite show first time around, the HD content will also be available via the BBC iPlayer service.

    The new channels will be listed on the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) via the following numbers on each of these platforms:

    BBCHD_Channels

     

    The BBC launched BBC One HD in 2010 and, in the past 15 months has introduced BBC One Scotland HD, BBC One Wales HD, BBC One Northern Ireland HD and BBC Two HD.

    ➤ BBC to launch five new subscription-free HD channels on Tuesday 10 December

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