ARD-alpha

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ARD-alpha
ARD alpha.svg
Launched 7 January 1998
Owned by Bayerischer Rundfunk
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Country Bavaria, Germany
Formerly called BR-alpha
Sister channel(s) Bayerisches Fernsehen
Website br.de/fernsehen/ard-alpha
Availability
Cable
Cablecom Channel 050 (digital CH-D)
Logo of BR-alpha from October 2007 to 29 June 2014

ARD-alpha is a German television station owned by regional broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)

ARD-alpha broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with programmes from BR, as well as from ARD and Austrian broadcaster ORF. Untill 29 June 2014 the channel was named BR-alpha.

Programmes[edit]

ARD-alpha broadcasts educational programmes including; science, religion, music, philosophy, literature, art and culture.

Reception[edit]

ARD-alpha is available in Bavaria (and in neighbouring states), via digital terrestrial (DVB-T) and cable, and throughout Europe by satellite on Astra 1M (digital, DVB-S). On 30 April 2012, all German analogue satellite transmission, including that of ARD-alpha, ceased.[1]

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