Discovery Turbo (Asia)

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Discovery Turbo Asia
Discovery Turbo.svg
Discovery Turbo logo
Launched 22 September 2008
Closed 7 July 2014 (except HD feed)
Network Discovery Channel Asia
Owned by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Formerly called Discovery Real Time (2004-2008)
Replaced DMAX Asia (SD Feed)
Availability
Satellite
DishHD
(Taiwan)
Channel 6594 (HD)
IPTV
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 212 (HD)
HKBN bbTV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 733 (HD)

Discovery Turbo Asia is a male-oriented factual television channel devoted to programming about cars, bikes, boats, and planes. The channel was owned by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. The channel was recently replaced Discovery Real Time, although the European version continues to broadcast.

It was formerly available on SelecTV from 15 March 2007 until the closure of its English service in late 2010.[1][2]

It was officially announced that Discovery Turbo Asia (in SD format) ends its broadcast on July 7, 2014 at 5:59 AM as rebranded to DMAX Asia starting at 6:00 AM as the same day. As the HD feed will carry some programmes of this channel.

Programming[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Addington, Tim (15 March 2007). "SelecTV adds five Discovery channels to platform". B&T Weekly. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Chessell, James (20 August 2010). "City Beat". "Bruce Gordon's SelecTV to make changes". The Australian. Retrieved 20 August 2010.