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Sky 3D TV channel to launch 1st October 2010

Europe's first residential 3D channel

Sky 3D Channel

Sky 3D, Europe’s first 3D TV channel, will launch in the UK this October.

From Friday 1st, Sky will be showcasing three days of coverage from the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor. Other 3D TV highlights for the opening weekend include 3D films Bolt and Monsters vs Aliens, and 3D Premier League football.

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To watch the Sky 3D channel, you’ll need to be a Sky+HD subscriber, and an owner of a 3D TV. Viewers will not need to upgrade or replace their existing Sky set-top boxes, and there’ll be no extra charge beyond the regular payments made for Sky’s top channel package.

3D films in the run up to Christmas

Sky has confirmed that Alice in Wonderland, Ice Age-Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Coraline, Fly me to the Moon, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince and My Bloody Valentine will all show in 3D during the run up to Christmas.

The Sky 3D channel will be compatible with existing and forthcoming 3D TVs from Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and both the passive and active shutter TVs from LG.

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