Sky+ HD
Sky sold one HD set-top box every 30 seconds in Q3 2009, bringing the total number of Sky+ HD subscribers in the UK to 1.6 million

The popularity of Sky+ HD, which has just won a Product of the Year in the 2009 What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision Awards, goes from strength to strength.

During the months of July, August and September Sky sold one HD set-top box every 30 seconds, bringing the total number of Sky+ HD subscribers in the UK to 1.6 million.

In the same period, 287,000 subscribers signed up for the high-definition satellite TV service, a threefold increase over the same period in 2008.

Another HD channel, Sky Movies Indie HD, will be added to the Sky line-up from Monday, October 26th.

And Sky has already confirmed that it will introduce the UK's first 3D TV service, and video-on-demand programmes, in 2010.

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