Sky launches Europe’s first 3D TV channel
Sky has launched Europe’s first 3D TV channel, kicking off its schedule with live coverage from the Ryder Cup.
By Emma Barnett
The station has been live since April 3, but other than 14 Premier League football matches and several other sports games, has only been playing promotional snippets of 3D footage.
The station is only available to those with the Sky+ HD package, a 3D-enabled television and 3D glasses.
Earlier in the week, Virgin launched a 3D Movies On Demand channel, three days ahead of Sky’s launch. The service, which also requires a 3D TV, the glasses and a Virgin HD+ set top box, is open to any customer, but content is available on a pay-per-view basis.
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