BBC One HD – This Autumn

The BBC have confirmed plans to launch a high definition version of BBC One this year.

This will be a complete simulcast of the main channel, showing HD versions of shows where available and the normal version where not.

BBC One HD will be made available to viewers on Freeview HD, Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media and will broadcast along side the existing BBC HD service.

The BBC have recognised the future of television is in HD, and are showcasing the wide variety of content they have in HD, currently this is done via a seperate HD channel (BBC HD) but from autumn BBC One will be in HD all the time it can.