BBC HD facts for kids
|Launched||Trial: 15 May 2006
Full: 1 December 2007
|Picture format||16:9, 1080i (HDTV)|
|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.
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A BBC High Definition Outside Broadcast van at the 2005 World Athletics Championships, Helsinki.
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