Direct 8

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Direct 8
Direct8-2010.svg
Launched 31 March 2005
Closed 7 October 2012
Owned by Bolloré Group
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 2.1% (August 2012, Mediametrie)
Slogan Et c'est sur... Direct 8
Country France
Language French
Broadcast area France
Replaced by D8 (from october 7th, 2012)
Website www.direct8.fr
Availability
Terrestrial
TNT Channel 8
Satellite
CanalSat Channel 35
Cable
Numericable Channel 8
IPTV
CanalSat Channel 35

Direct 8 was a national French TV channel, owned by Vincent Bolloré. It is available through digital terrestrial television network "TNT" and the Astra 1H satellite position.

As the name suggests ('direct' is French for 'live'), Direct 8 was originally intended to broadcast live shows only (except during night times and holiday seasons).[citation needed] This is no longer the case.

Following its purchase by Canal Group, the channel closed down on 7 October 2012 and relaunched as D8.

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