Subscribers of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland can receive sports channel Sportdigital in high definition quality from December 1, 2015.
Sky customers with DTH reception equipment subscribed to at least basic package will be able to sign up for sportdigital HD at any time. Sportdigital has been available to Sky customers since 2008. Existing subscribers continue to pay €4.99 per month to access the channel. New customers will have to pay €5.99 per month from December 1, 2015.
The HD version of sportdigital launched in November 2014, but has so far not been available to Sky customers.
Following the motto “Football around the world“, sportdigital shows around 500 live matches per season from 13 competitions across four continents including Europe, South-America, Japan and Australia.
In Europe Sportdigital covers: Eredivisie (Netherlands), the Jupiler Pro League (Belgium), Championship and Capital One Cup (England), Premiership and Championship (Scotland), Primeira (Portugal) and the Premjer League (Russia).
With TV-rights for Australian A-League, Japanese J. League, Brazilian Copa do Brasil and Copa Libertadores, Sportdigital is a great TV source for real football fans.
Sportdigital is available via different satellite, cable and IPTV providers as well as WebTV and Apple iPad/iPhone app, and currently reaches around 1.5 million households in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.