ORF 2

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ORF 2
ORF2 logo n.svg
Launched 11 September 1961
Owned by ORF
Picture format 720p (HDTV)
Country  Austria
 South Tyrol (Italy)
Formerly called Versuchsprogramm (1961-1967)
FS2 (1967-1992)
ORF 2 (1992-)
Sister channel(s) ORF eins
ORF III
ORF Sport +
Website tv.orf.at/program/orf2
Availability
Terrestrial
DVB-T
(Austria)
Channel 2
(DVB-T MUX A, free-to-air)
DVB-T2
(Austria)
Channel 2
(DVB-T MUX D, Irdeto)
Satellite
DVB-S
ASTRA 1N (Europe)
12.692 GHz H / 22000 (BetaCrypt, Cryptoworks, Irdeto 2, Nagravision 3 & VideoGuard)
DVB-S2
ASTRA 1L (Europe)
11.303 GHz H / 22000 (BetaCrypt, Cryptoworks, Irdeto 2, Nagravision 3 & VideoGuard)
Cable
UPC Channel 102
Cablecom Channel 008

ORF 2 is an Austrian television channel owned by ORF.

ORF 2 was launched on 11 September 1961 as a technical test programme. Since 1970, ORF 2 broadcasts on seven days a week. Today it is one of the four public TV channels in Austria.

Whereas ORF eins focuses on TV series and movies, ORF 2 broadcasts cultural programming and regional information. There are regional broadcasts for each county in Austria but mostly only a half hour when ORF broadcasts "Bundesland Heute", regional news, at 7PM.

ORF 2 is available via DVB-T in Germany near the Austrian border and in parts of Munich. Unlike the German TV stations (which are generally available free-to-air), ORF eins and ORF 2 are encrypted over satellite.


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