The Africa Channel
|The Africa Channel|
|Launched||September 1, 2005|
|Owned by||Independently owned|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV) 1080i (HDTV)|
|Broadcast area||United States, Caribbean|
|Headquarters||North Hollywood, CA|
The Africa Channel is a TV channel that showcases outstanding travel, lifestyle & cultural series, specials and documentaries, 24/7. Their goal is to open a door into the modern lives of all people of African descent who live in the U.S., on the continent of Africa, and around the world.
The Africa Channel's premiere on September 1, 2005, marked a milestone in U.S. television history. For the first time, American audiences were able to experience the successes, celebrations and challenges of people living throughout Africa and the Diaspora. The Africa Channel is broadcast in the United States through Comcast, Time Warner Cable, COX and also available in Jamaica, the Bahamas, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Grenada and other islands throughout the Caribbean.
The Africa Channel is independently owned and operated.
Availability on Cable Systems
|DMA® Rank||DMA® Name||Provider|
|1||New York||Time Warner|
|2||Los Angeles||Time Warner|
|6||San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose||Comcast|
|9||Washington, DC (Hagrstwn)||Comcast|
|38||West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce (Boca Raton)||Comcast|
- Cable Show 2010: Africa Channel To Launch In HD Come August Multichannel News May 12, 2010
- Member channels of the Caribbean Cable Cooperative
- Oatts, Joanne (2007-08-15). "Africa Channel launches on Sky". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2009-08-24.