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Discovery HD
Discovery HD logo 2009.svg
Launched 2005
Owned by Discovery Communications
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV
(Canada)
Channel 827
D-Smart
(Turkey)
Channel 113
n
(Poland)
Channel 40
Canal Digital
(Nordic)
Sky Digital
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 536
Premiere
(Germany, Austria)
NTV Plus
(Russia)
Sky Italia
(Italy)
Channel 401
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
TBA
Astro
(Malaysia)
TBA
Cable
Shaw Digital
(Canada)
Channel 215
Com Hem
(Sweden)
Channel 48
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 302
Bright House Networks Channel 1340
Optimum Digital Cable
(USA)
Channel 765
Comcast Digital Cable
(USA)
channel varies from location to location
Time Warner Digital Cable
(USA)
channel 819
Ziggo
(Netherlands)
Channel 60
Caiway
(Netherlands)
Channel 412
Foxtel HD+
(Australia)
Channel 211
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 164
Vidéotron
(Canada)
Channel 725
IPTV
iNES
(Romania)
Channel TBA
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 208
TELUS TV
(Canada)
Channel 640

Discovery HD is the international name of the high-definition television channels from Discovery Communications.

The international Discovery HD first launched in Korea on February 2005 as a programming block. In December 2005, Discovery HD Japan and Discovery HD Canada launched as 24-hour channels, becoming the 100th and 101st Discovery networks overall [1]. After this, Discovery HD expanded into other markets as follows:

In Romania, Discovery HD will be launched in 2008.

The first American HD Discovery channel has the name Discovery HD Theater, now just HD Theater and launched in June 2002.

A second Discovery HD channel, called 'Discovery Channel HD' was launched in the USA on Dish Network the week of August 13, 2007. This new channel simulcasts the main Discovery Channel feed, but airs high-definition versions of programming when available. It is also available on DirecTV and various U.S. cable operators along with fellow sister high definition version networks TLC, Animal Planet, and Science Channel. [3]

References

  1. ^ Discovery Communications announces 100th network milestone
  2. ^ Discovery HD launches in Singapore
  3. ^ Dish Network available HD programming

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Discovery HD
File:Discovery HD logo
Launched 2005
Owned by Discovery Communications
Availability
Satellite
Dish TV
(US)
Channel 9487
Sun Direct DTH
(India)
Channel 952
D-Smart
(Turkey)
Channel 113
n
(Poland)
Channel 40
Canal Digital
(Nordic)
Channel 150
Sky Digital
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 536
Premiere
(Germany, Austria)
NTV Plus
(Russia)
Sky Italia
(Italy)
Channel 401
Sky Link
(Czech Republic)
Skylife
(South Korea)
Channel 83
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 571
Cable
Com Hem
(Sweden)
Channel 48
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 461
Bright House Networks Channel 1340
Optimum Digital Cable
(USA)
Channel 765
Comcast Digital Cable
(USA)
channel varies from location to location
Time Warner Digital Cable
(USA)
channel 819
Ziggo
(Netherlands)
Channel 60
Caiway
(Netherlands)
Channel 412
Foxtel HD+
(Australia)
Channel 211
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 164
Vidéotron
(Canada)
Channel 725
UPC Ireland
(Ireland)
Channel 219
Virgin Media
(UK)
Channel 214
Zon
(Portugal)
Channel 101
Cabovisão
(Portugal)
Channel 222
UPC Romania
(Romania)
Channel 182
IPTV
iNES
(Romania)
Channel TBA
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 208

Discovery HD is the international name of the high-definition television channels from Discovery Communications.

The international Discovery HD first launched in Korea on February 2005 as a programming block. In December 2005, Discovery HD Japan and Discovery HD Canada (since renamed Discovery World HD) launched as 24-hour channels, becoming the 100th and 101st Discovery networks overall [1]. After this, Discovery HD expanded into other markets as follows:

The first American HD Discovery channel has the name Discovery HD Theater, now just HD Theater, and launched in June 2002.

A second Discovery HD channel, called 'Discovery Channel HD', was launched in the USA on Dish Network the week of August 13, 2007. This new channel simulcasts the main Discovery Channel feed, but airs high-definition versions of programming when available. It is also available on DirecTV and various U.S. cable operators along with fellow sister high definition version networks TLC, Animal Planet, and Science Channel. [6]

References

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