|Launched||27 April 2011
11 June 2015 (Relaunch)
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV) 16:9|
|ERT B||Channel 52, 23|
|OTE TV||Channel 105|
|NOVA Greece||Channel 101|
ERT HD (Greek: ΕΡΤ HD) is a high-definition television channel by ERT, the public broadcaster of Greece. It is the first high-definition television channel in Greece and started broadcasting on 27 April 2011 in several large cities such as Athens, Thessaloniki andq Alexandroupoli. ERT HD broadcast such important international events as the Olympic Games, the UEFA European Championship, the UEFA Champions League, the Eurovision Song Contest, the Euroleague and the French Open. It broadcast in DVB-T/MPEG-4 format, at 1080i resolution.
The private Greek television channel Skai filed a lawsuit against ERT in 2011 for what it claimed was an illegal monopoly on high-definition programming by the public broadcaster. In its lawsuit, Skai claimed that ERT was in violation of European Union regulations regarding competition.
|2011 – 2013||2015 –|
- "Eρωτήσεις και απαντήσεις για την πιλοτική μετάδόση της EΡΤ HD" (PDF) (in Greek). www.ert.gr. Retrieved 15 May 2011.[dead link]
- "ΕΡΤ: επιχειρεί παρανόμως να εισάγει στην HD τηλεοπτικά της προγράμματα" (in Greek). www.skai.gr. 18 April 2011. Retrieved 15 May 2011.