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Launched Trial: 15 May 2006
Full: 1 December 2007
Owned by BBC
Picture format 16:9, 1080i (HDTV)
Freesat Channel 108
Sky+ HD Channel 143 (IN H.264/MPEG-4 AVC)
Astra 2D 10847V 22000 5/6
Virgin Media Channel 108 (IN MPEG-2)

BBC HD was a high-definition television channel provided by the BBC. The service was initially run as a trial from 15 May 2006 until becoming a full service on 1 December 2007. The first HD originated program to be shown on the channel was Planet Earth, shown on 27 May 2006.

BBC HD closed early on 26 March 2013. BBC Two HD replaced it.

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