Sky HD is the brand name of the HDTV service launched by Sky Italia on 20 April 2006 in Italy - during 2006 FIFA World Cup - to enable high definition channels on Sky Italia to be viewed. The service requires the user to have a Skybox HD (distributed by Sky Italia), and a HDTV with HDCP enabled.
A HD PVR decoder called My Sky HD was launched on 26 May 2008 (on 20 December 2008 was sold a particular edition designed by Fendi in favour of the international organisation Child Priority).
The first generation of Sky Box HD were produced by Amstrad and Pace.
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... A subscription to the HD pack carries an extra fee of £10.25 (€15.00 in Republic of Ireland) a month on top of the standard Sky subscription ... This fee allows customers to view all premium HD channels ... SkyHD customers will only see the HD channels that correspond to the channel packs they subscribe to ...
... On 27 March 2007, Sky launched its Sky Anytime service for owners of Sky HD set top boxes ... similar to Top Up TV's TV Favourites, where the Sky+ PVR automatically records programmes transmitted over-night ... The service uses 140GB of previously reserved disk space on Sky+ HD boxes hard-disk space whilst on standard Sky+ boxes it uses 80GB of the hard-disk space ...
... There have been various versions of Sky+ Sky+ 40 GB (discontinued) – First version of Sky+ ... The first generation of boxes (referred to as a PVR1s within Sky) were manufactured exclusively by Pace for the UK and Ireland market ... Sky+ 80 GB (discontinued) – Now officially and colloquially referred to as Sky+, this third generation of box (PVR3) are manufactured by Altech UEC ...
... The original Sky+ HD Box has one 300 GB Hard Drive or 500 GB hard drive depending on the model ... All the Sky HD boxes use SATA to connect to the hard drive ... The 1 TB box, currently made by Amstrad, is being marketed by Sky as "Sky+ HD 1 TB" and the hardware is significantly different to the original Sky HD receiver ...
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