SVT plans second HD channel

As of Monday the 20th September Swedish public broadcaster SVT is to rebrand its high definition channel SVT HD as SVT1 HD. This is a prelude to the launch of a second HD channel SVT2 HD which launches in November.
SVT1 HD will be available from the start to viewers of the existing channel that includes distribution via Comhem, Viasat, Canal Digital, Telia, and Tele2. It is planned that SVT1 HD will be made available on the Boxer DTT network from the autumn, as will the new channel SVT2 HD.
Source: Broadband TV News
Item added: 20th September 2010