Rumour: New Foxtel channels
A 3D channel, new HD and +2 channels are tipped to be coming to Foxtel in November.
There are rumours emerging of new Foxtel channels, tipped to arrive following the Commonwealth Games.
Multimedia website Knowfirst claims the following channels are expected in November:
*BBC Knowledge HD
*Nat Geo Wild HD
*MTV Live HD
*3D Channel (for events like ESPN X Games etc – this is already on D206)
*MTV Hits SD (this was The Music Factory on Optus)
*MTV Live SD (down-converted from MTV Live HD)
*Speed SD (down-converted from Speed HD)
*Fox Sports SD (X-Box only)
*Nat Geo +2
*Nat Geo Wild +2
*Animal Planet +2
*13th Street +2
*16 Foxtel Box Office channels will be taken down for the Commonwealth Games channels, but only 8 or so will go back up.
Last week Foxtel CEO Kim Williams told Media Week that Commonwealth Games plans would be made this coming Thursday, including one “particularly exciting” announcement.