Sky Sports News HD now available

Sky Sports News HD has launched on Sky channel 455.

Following the launch of the HD channel, Sky Sports News now broadcasts in widescreen for the first time in its history and graphics have been modified extensively to provide more information and sharper picture quality.

The SD version of Sky Sports News is also now in widescreen and also has the same new graphics as the HD channel.

Sky Sports News HD

Sky Sports News and Sky3 +1

Sky Sports News has been removed from Freeview channel 83.

The channel got a new look today and broadcasts in widescreen for the first time, but the channel is only now available on Sky, cable and no longer available on Freeview.

Sky Sports News has been replaced with Sky3 +1 on Freeview. There’s currently a message on Freeview saying viewers should rescan their boxes to receive Sky3 +1.

Sky3 +1 is on Freeview channel 44 after you rescan.

Sky Sports News

Closure of Sky Real Lives

Sky Real Lives, Sky Real Lives +1, Sky Real Lives 2 and Sky Real Lives HD have all ceased broadcasting and have been removed from the Sky and Virgin Media EPGs.

Sky had previously announced the closure of these channels so they can concentrate on providing other services.

Sky Real Lives