Singles finals on view without subscription but set-top box still required for HD channel coverage

This article titled “BBC serves up Wimbledon in 3D” was written by Owen Gibson, sports news correspondent, for The Guardian on Tuesday 7th June 2011 20.42 UTC

Forty-four years after the BBC beamed its first ever colour pictures from SW19, its Wimbledon coverage will again be at the technological cutting edge when Centre Court hosts its first 3D broadcast.

The men’s and women’s finals will become the first 3D TV broadcast to be available to the public without a subscription on the BBC’s HD channel, although viewers will still need a compatible television and set-top box.

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