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BBC gives green light to Canon EOS C300

BBC gives green light to Canon EOS C300

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The BBC has given the go ahead to Canon’s EOS C300 HD camcorder being used for its range of high-definition channels. It means both internal and external BBC production teams can use the camera for their shows, as it is deemed to have met the European... >>

BBC HD canned, returns as BBC Two HD

BBC HD canned, returns as BBC Two HD

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The BBC is likely to close the BBC HD channel and replace it with a high definition version of BBC Two.  The BBC HD channel is well known for its pioneering of HD broadcasts in the UK, including things like Planet Earth and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships... >>

BBC One HD tunes in 3 November

BBC One HD tunes in 3 November

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BBC One HD will hit your screens at 7pm on 3 November, with The One Show kicking things off. And, the good news is that it will be available on many different TV platforms including Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview and Freesat. On the first night you'll be... >>

BBC improves its HD broadcasts

BBC improves its HD broadcasts

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The BBC has revamped its HD offerings after being accused by a lobbying group of providing a poor quality HD service. The BBC HD Campaign Group visited Television Centre earlier this month to meet with Danielle Nagler who heads up BBC HD, as well as principal... >>

BBC HD to simulcast BBC One by autumn

BBC HD to simulcast BBC One by autumn

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The Beeb is to simulcast BBC One with a new HD channel launch in autumn 2010. BBC One HD will show high definition programmes in their native resolution, and upscale standard-def ones, much like on rival channels such as ITV1 HD and 4HD. Its existing... >>

Watching the World Cup...in HD

Watching the World Cup...in HD

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The good news for football fans is that just about everyone in the UK will be able to watch the World Cup 2010 in HD. But before we get started on the whens, hows and whyfors, there is the small matter of making sure you've got the kit to watch high definition... >>

Freesat to broadcast 6 Nations in HD

Freesat to broadcast 6 Nations in HD

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Freesat has announced that it'll be broadcasting the 6 Nations rugby tournament in high definition starting from 6 February. It'll be found on the BBC HD channel, which can be accessed by grabbing a Freesat box or compatible TV. The tournament, sponsored... >>

Freesat viewers to get Winter Olympics in HD

Freesat viewers to get Winter Olympics in HD

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Freesat is highlighting the fact it will be showing the 2010 Winter Olympics in high definition, nudging consumers towards Argos, Currys, Comet, John Lewis and Maplin, where Freesat boxes can be purchased. The coverage is due to kick off with the grand... >>

BBC unveils high def line-up for autumn

BBC unveils high def line-up for autumn

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The BBC has revealed some of the high def programming that viewers can look forward to this autumn. In a blog post, the broadcaster has run down the forthcoming HD highlights stating that returning to the channel at weekends are Strictly Come Dancing... >>