BNT 3

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BNT 3
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Launched6 February 2014 (2014-02-06)
NetworkBulgarian National Television
Owned bystate-owned
Picture format16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Audience share3.82 % (April 2017 (2017-04), Nielsen Admosphere)
CountryBulgaria
LanguageBulgarian
Broadcast areaBulgaria
HeadquartersSofia, Bulgaria
Formerly calledBNT HD (2014-2018)
Sister channel(s)BNT 1, BNT 2, BNT 4
Websitehttp://bnt.bg
Availability
Terrestrial
MUX 3Channel 64
Satellite
VivacomChannel 35
BulsatcomChannel ?
MtelChannel ?
Cable
MtelChannel 169
N3Channel 280
IPTV
VivacomChannel ?
MtelChannel ?

BNT 3("БНТ 3, BNT tri") is a Bulgarian state-owned television channel, operated by the Bulgarian National Television, airing exclusively in high-definition (HDTV). It was launched on February 6, 2014 as "BNT HD", with the start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Beforehand BNT use to air sports events as the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the London 2012 Olympics in HD on temporary HD channels which used to upscale the BNT 1 channel. In 2014 the national television decided to launch BNT HD as a fully scheduled channel. On 10 September 2018 the channel was re-branded as BNT 3. BNT 3 airs free-to-air on the Bulgarian DVB-T platform.