History (Southeast Asian TV channel)

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History Logo.svg
Launched15 June 2007
Owned byA+E Networks Asia
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
SloganMade every day
Broadcast areaSingapore
Hong Kong
Formerly calledThe History Channel (2007–2008)
Sister channel(s)Fyi Asia
Crime & Investigation Network Asia
H2 Asia
Lifetime Asia
Digital terrestrial television
Channel 30.4
Easy TV
Channel 12
Channel 555 (SD)
Channel 575 (HD)
G Sat
Channel 46
Cignal PhilippinesChannel 145 (SD)
Channel 243 (HD)
Sky Direct PhilippinesChannel 29 (HD)
TrueVisions ThailandChannel 556 (HD)
SkyLife South KoreaChannel 82
Kristal-Astro BruneiChannel 555
Indovision IndonesiaChannel 206
Sky Net MyanmarChannel 106 (HD)
Channel 128
Big TV (Indonesia)Channel 333 (SD)
Channel 939 (HD)
Tranvision (Indonesia)Channel 260
Sky Cable / Destiny Cable PhilippinesChannel 67 (SD)
Channel 165 (HD)
Cablelink PhilippinesChannel 43 (SD)
StarHub TV SingaporeChannel 401 (SD/HD)
Royal Cable PhilippinesChannel 16
Parasat Cable TV PhilippinesChannel 303
Surigao Cable TV PhilippinesChannel 36
Macau Cable TV MacauChannel 410 (HD)
South Luzon CATV PhilippinesChannel 157 (SD)
Channel 851 (HD)
now TV Hong KongChannel 223 (SD)
Channel 225 (HD)
Qook TV South KoreaChannel 452 (HD)
Singtel TV
Channel 209 (HD)
CHT MOD (Taiwan)Channel 258
Streaming media
I Want TV (Philippines)
(requires Sky Cable/SkyBroadband and Destiny Cable subscription)
Watch Live (available in the Philippines)

History (formerly known as The History Channel) is an Southeast Asian pay television channel broadcasting programming related to historical events and people. The channel is owned by A+E Networks Asia. In India History TV18 owned by a joint-venture between A+E Networks and under permission registered Discovery Communications, owner of the American History and Network 18, Indian media group & available in eight languages (Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu & Urdu) in India.


The History Channel's original logo, used from 15 June 2007 to 2008.

A+E Networks Asia was formed on 15 June 2007 through a joint venture between A+E Networks and Malaysia's pay TV provider Astro. Headquartered in Singapore, A+E Networks Asia also have operations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1]

History's logo, used from 2008 to 2015; the new logo does not have the triangle on the side of the H.

In 2009, A+E Networks Asia struck a US$800,000 co-production deal with the National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia to co-produce programmes to be featured across its channels.[2] It has recently hired SPE Networks as a regional ad sales representative across the South East Asian region.[3]

High-definition feed[edit]

On September 1, 2008 History Channel Asia officially launched their own History HD Asia channel in Singapore and Hong Kong, followed by Japan, South Korea (Localized Version Launched)[4], India, Philippines and Malaysia.[5][6][7][8]




See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-05-22. Retrieved 2007-06-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Advertising, Marketing, Media, Digital, PR News and more - Campaign Asia-Pacific
  3. ^ History Press Release via SPE Network
  4. ^ Herald, The Korea (2017-10-12). "A+E Networks expands into Korea, launches two of its channels". Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  5. ^ History HD channel launched on SkyLife in Korea retrieved via www.medianewsline.com 05-05-2009
  6. ^ HISTORY HD TO LAUNCH IN JAPAN retrieved via www.aetninternational.com 09-30-2008
  7. ^ History Channel Asia HD launched on SkyCable Philippines retrieved via www.skycable.com 06-09-2009
  8. ^ THE HISTORY CHANNEL HD TO LAUNCH IN SINGAPORE AND HONG KONG retrieved via www.aetninternational.com 08-26-2008

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