Star TV UK and BSkyB (Sky) have inked a new carriage deal that will enable Sky’s customers to have access to an expanded range of Star TV’s entertainment channels and programming. In addition to the renewal for its existing channels, Star TV will also launch HD versions of its existing channels to complement Star Plus HD, including On Demand services.

According to reports, Sky will be renewing its distribution partnership for Star Network’s range of Hindi-language entertainment and Bollywood film channels, including Star Plus, Star Life OK and Star Gold, as part of the agreement. This deal also includes newly launched Bengali entertainment channel, Star Jalsha, which follows the recent launch of Star Plus HD, a UK Asian TV channel in full HD.