Sky HD will go on sale to the general public next Wednesday, April 12, it has been announced.
Installations of the HD service will begin next month in advance of the World Cup in June. Pre-registration has been open to interested customers for the past fortnight.
Customers will be able to book a Sky HD installation via the Sky website, certain retail stores or by calling 08702 40 40 20. A monthly subscription will cost £10 and the set-top box £299, while installation is free until the end of May or while stocks last.
Meanwhile, Sky has also confirmed that the HD box will be equipped with a 160Gb hard drive, allowing for 80 hours of standard definition recording or 30 hours of HD recording.
Source: Digital Spy