For Complete Comparison Chart of High Definition DTH including STB : Ultimate HD DTH Comparison
India has very limited HD channels as of now, only Nat Geo HDÂ and Discovery HD are only full time High Definition Channels as of now. There are other HD channels offered specific DTH operator. They have English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu HD Channels. Most of them have unscaled content. The sports channels like ESPN and Star Sports are not yet full time and beam only on event basis like FIFA or Wimbledon.
HD Channels in India DTH Tata Sky, Airtel, Sun Direct, BIG TV,Dish TV and Videocon comparison Chart:
Following are the list of High Definition Channels currently available:
- Discovery HD World
- National geographic HD
- ESPN HD( Event Based Channel)
- Star Sports HD( Event based)
- Colors HD( only on SunDirect )
- Zee Cinema HD ( only on DishTV)
- Zee TV ( only on Dish TV)
- Sun HD ( only on SunDirect )
- Tamil Service HD ( only on SunDirect)
- Telugu Service HD ( only on SunDirect)
- Ten Sports HD( Dish TV HD, shows India-New Zealand-Sri Lanka ODI in HD)
Only Discovery HD and National Geographic HD are only full time real HD channels. All other channels are either not full time or most of the contents are up scaled to HD!
New HD channels expected are StarPlus HD and Start Movies HD on TataSky.