Discovery Channel Romania

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Discovery Channel Romania
Launched 2006
Owned by Discovery Networks CEEMEA
Audience share 0.7% (December 2008, [1])
Broadcast area Romania and Moldova
Timeshift service Boomerang (Central and Eastern Europe) (from 6am-8pm; Only on Romanian cable operators)
UPC Romania Channel 301 (digital with DVR)
Channel 41 (digital)

Discovery Channel Romania is a television channel in Romania, which timeshares with Boomerang (Central and Eastern Europe) from 8pm-6am on Romanian cable providers.[citation needed]

The dedicated channel for Romania was launched in 2006.[2][3] At the same time Discovery Networks Europe opened a local office in Bucharest.[4] Prior to this, Romania had received a Pan-Regional feed of the Discovery Channel.

The channel adopted the new Discovery logo on July 1, 2009 along with its sister channels in Central Europe.[5]

Discovery Networks also broadcasts Animal Planet Romania to Romania. In addition, the Pan-Regional channels Discovery Science, Discovery World, Discovery Travel & Living, Investigation Discovery and Discovery HD are available in the country.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "ARMA 2008_12" (PDF). ARMA. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 2, 2009.
  2. ^ "Discovery Channel Romania versus National Geographic Romania". July 24, 2006. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01.
  3. ^ "Discovery are planuri mari pentru Romania". Săptămâna Financiară. November 16, 2007. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Discovery Channel se rebranduieste". June 4, 2009. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01.

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