Second Sky Sports HD channel to launch

Sky is to launch a second Sky Sports branded High Definition channel later this month.

Sky Sports HD 2, available on EPG number 409 from July 31, will simulcast one of Sky Sports channel’s schedule each day.

Content broadcast on Sky's HD sports channels will include Barclays Premiership matches, Coca-Cola League games, Guinness Premiership rugby union and domestic county and international cricket.