Broadcaster Sky Deutschland is leading the way by becoming the first TV network to confirm it will televise Formula 1 in true high definition in 2011.

The subscription channel will benefit its viewers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and potentially raise expectations that broadcasters in other countries may follow suit.

Sky’s sport’s boss Carsten Schmidt has likened the announcement as “a late Christmas gift to our customers.”

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Richard Bailey

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Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.