"While 3D adoption continues to grow and more programming is being developed, DirecTV has decided to move n3D to a part-time channel," DirecTV said in a statement. The company noted that it still offers subscribers 3D programming from ESPN and 3net, the 3D channel owned by Discovery Communications, Sony and IMAX.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Fulltime 3D channel out at DirecTV
A while back, DirecTV had partnered with Panasonic to launch a trio of 3D channels, one of which promised to be full-time (24/7) channel carrying nothing but 3D programming. However, it seems that DirecTV had trouble obtaining enough 3D programming to fill the 168 hours/week a full-time channel required.