BBC HD Nordics
||It has been suggested that this article be merged into BBC HD (international). (Discuss) Proposed since January 2016.|
|Launched||3 December 2008|
|Closed||5 January 2016|
|Owned by||BBC Worldwide|
|Broadcast area||Nordic countries & Turkey|
|Sister channel(s)||BBC Entertainment
BBC World News
|Canal Digital||Channel 68 : Denmark|
|Canal Digital||Channel 63 : Finland|
|Canal Digital||Channel 68 : Norway|
|Canal Digital||Channel 40 : Sweden|
|YouSee Denmark||Channel 181|
|DNA Finland||Channel 260|
|Canal Digital Norway||Channel 104|
|Com Hem Sweden||37|
BBC HD Nordics is a television channel broadcasting high-definition programming to Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. The channel is also included in HD Cable Platform Teledünya in Turkey.
The channel was launched on 3 December 2008 from the Canal Digital platform and YouSee in Denmark. It was the third BBC HD channel overall (after the British BBC HD and BBC HD Australia), and the first in Continental Europe. The launch of BBC HD coincided with the launch of BBC Entertainment, BBC Lifestyle and BBC Knowledge in Scandinavia.
BBC HD will cease broadcast in the Nordic region on Tuesday 5 January 2016
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