HD+ is the main driver of the dynamic development of HD in Germany reaching more than 2.6 mil households.
HD+ was activated in more than 2.6 million German TV households as of 31 March 2012. Of these, 2.1 million are in the free 12-month trial period and 513,207 are already paying the service fee. HD+ is a platform for the reception of encrypted and unencrypted free-to-air HD channels in Germany. The lineup currently includes 14 encrypted commercial channels (RTL HD, Sat.1 HD, ProSieben HD, VOX HD, kabel eins HD, RTL II HD, SUPER RTL HD, N24 HD, TELE 5 HD, SPORT1 HD, DMAX HD, Nickelodeon HD, sixx HD, and COMEDY CENTRAL HD) as well as 18 unencrypted free-to-air HD channels, mainly from the public broadcasters.