Even a CRT connected via a scart cable can display an HD channel, so I don’t understand who SD is aimed at?
Sky-branded channels often have different TV tiers for SD & HD versions.
We don't know the bundling for these new channels yet, but if it's anything like the existing ones, HD will only be included in Maxit/Full-House/XL tiers.
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@fletch26 wrote:Even a CRT connected via a scart cable can display an HD channel, so I don’t understand who SD is aimed at?
You cannot get HD from SCART; if a set top box receives a live HD broadcast it downscales it to SD (1080i to 576i) for a SCART output.
There's still quite a number of people who have SD TVs including some VM customers with TiVo boxes.
Thanks for your post 🙂
To have both SD and HD channel options is something that's decided by the broadcaster. As advised by @japitts, HD channels are often only included in certain TV bundles and not all customers may have a HD television, so the SD option is necessary.
Hope this helps!
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