Futura (TV channel)

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Canal Futura
Futura Channel
Launched September 22, 1997
Owned by Fundação Roberto Marinho (Rede Globo and Globosat)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Slogan "O canal que liga você."
("The channel that connects you.")
Country  Brazil
Language Portuguese
Broadcast area Throughout Brazil
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Website http://www.futura.org.br/
Analogue Channel 18 (Rio de Janeiro)
GVT TV Channel 68
SKY Brasil Channel 8
Telefônica TV Digital Channel 228
Oi TV Channel 30
Claro TV (ancient Via Embratel) Channel 24
CTBC TV Channel 228
Star One C2 C Band: 4090 MHz
L Band: 1040 MHz
Polarization: Vertical
NET Channel 32
TVN (TV Nordeste) Channel 6
SKY Brasil Channel 8

Canal Futura (Futura Channel), also known as Futura, is a Brazilian paid educational television channel. It belongs to the Globosat group of channels, a subsidiary of Organizações Globo, and was founded on September 22, 1997. The channel of the station is captured on cable TV operators, and satellite dishes.[1]


The station was established in 1997 as a project of the Fundação Roberto Marinho (Roberto Marinho Foundation). It has since become a reference as a project of education and relevant experience of social investment. The Canal Futura was created to bring the entire Brazilian population, especially the lower classes, knowledge that can be applied to everyday life, generating and proposing changes to a better integration in the labor market, family life, school and social.[1]
The station is financially supported by the following partners maintainers: National Confederation of Industry of Brazil (CNI), Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP), Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN), Bradesco Foundation, Itaú Social Foundation, Vale Foundation, Rede Globo, Brazilian Service to Support Micro and Small Enterprises (SEBRAE), CNN and Votorantim Group.[1]

  1. ^ a b c http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canal Futura. Wikipedia (in Portuguese).

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