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BBC considers new program services for U.S. market

The company sees HD service as a top priority.
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The BBC (British Broadcasting Corp.) is considering expansion of its program offerings in the United States. Under consideration are new HD and Hispanic program services, a top BBC executive said.

Darren Childs, managing director of the BBC’s global channels, cited an HD service as a top priority. As for a proposed Hispanic service, Childs said the BCC was aggressively pursuing initiatives in Miami to see if it was practical to launch a Hispanic service to the North American market.