Futura (TV channel)

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Canal Futura
Futura Channel
Canal Futura.png
Launched September 22, 1997
Owned by Fundação Roberto Marinho (Rede Globo and Globosat)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan "O canal que liga você."
("The channel that connects you.")
Country  Brazil
Language Portuguese
Broadcast area Throughout Brazil
Headquarters Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Website http://www.futura.org.br/
Vivo TV Channel 68 (satellite Intelsat 34)
Channel 254 (satellite Amazonas)
SKY Channel 8
Oi TV Channel 35
Claro TV Channel 87
Algar TV Channel 228
Star One C1 C Band: 3798 MHz
L Band: 5000 MHz
Polarization: Horizontal
Star One C3 C Band: 3888 Mhz
L Band: 34280 MHz
Polarization: Horizontal
NET Channel 32
TVN Channel 6

Canal Futura (Futura Channel), also known as Futura, is a Brazilian paid educational television channel. It belongs to the Globosat group of channels, a subsidiary of Organizações Globo, and was founded on September 22, 1997. The channel of the station is captured on cable TV operators, and satellite dishes.


The station was established in 1997 as a project of the Fundação Roberto Marinho (Roberto Marinho Foundation). It has since become a reference as a project of education and relevant experience of social investment. The Canal Futura was created to bring the entire Brazilian population, especially the lower classes, knowledge that can be applied to everyday life, generating and proposing changes to a better integration in the labor market, family life, school and social.
The station is financially supported by the following partners maintainers: National Confederation of Industry of Brazil (CNI), Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (FIESP), Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN), Bradesco Foundation, Itaú Social Foundation, Vale Foundation, Rede Globo, Brazilian Service to Support Micro and Small Enterprises (SEBRAE), CNN and Votorantim Group.

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