German operator HanseNet expands IPTV HD offerings

HanseNet, a German ADSL provider that offers IPTV service under the label Alice homeTV to some 10 million households in 150 towns, has rolled out two new high-definition commercial channels, RTL and VOX. The company now offers five HD channels to new and existing customers at no additional charge.

HanseNet has been offering IPTV since 2006, beating arch rival Deutsche Telekom to market. Telecom Italia late last year sold HanseNet to Telefonica.

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