UTV HD to launch on Sky this year

It’s been confirmed that UTV HD will launch on Sky by the end of 2012.

The managing director of UTV Television Michael Wilson has said in a press release “UTV is by far the most watched channel in Northern Ireland, delivering the best of ITV network programming with high quality news, current affairs and diverse regional programmes which reflect a modern Northern Ireland which is core to the channel’s success. We are especially pleased to plan the launch of UTV HD on both Sky and DTT by the end of this year, to complement the existing UTV HD service available to Virgin customers in Northern Ireland”.