History (Southeast Asian TV channel)

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History Logo.svg
Launched June 15, 2007
Owned by A+E Networks Asia
(A+E Networks/Astro Overseas Limited)
Picture format 16:9 576i (SDTV)
1080i HDTV
Slogan Made Every Day
Country Singapore
Broadcast area Singapore
Hong Kong
South Korea
Headquarters Singapore
Formerly called The History Channel (2007–2008)
Sister channel(s) Fyi Asia
Crime & Investigation Network Asia
H2 Asia
Lifetime Asia
Website www.historyasia.com
Astro Malaysia Channel 555 (SD)
Channel 575 (HD)
G Sat Philippines Channel 46
Cignal Philippines Channel 145 (SD)
Channel 243 (HD)
Sky Direct Philippines Channel 29 (HD)
TrueVisions Thailand Channel 556 (HD)
SkyLife South Korea Channel 82
Kristal-Astro Brunei Channel 555
Indovision Indonesia Channel 206
Sky Net Myanmar Channel 122 (HD)
4TV Myanmar Channel 45 (SD)
Big TV (Indonesia) Channel 333 (SD)
Channel 939 (HD)
Tranvision (Indonesia) Channel 260
Sky Cable / Destiny Cable Philippines Channel 67 (SD Digital)
Channel 165 (HD)
Cablelink Philippines Channel 43 (SD)
Channel TBA (HD)
StarHub TV Singapore Channel 401 (SD/HD)
Royal Cable Philippines Channel 16
Parasat Cable TV Philippines Channel 303
Surigao Cable TV Philippines Channel 36
Macau Cable TV Macau Channel 410 (HD)
Caceres Cable TV Philippines Channel 157 (SD)
Channel 851 (HD)
now TV Hong Kong Channel 223 (SD)
Channel 225 (HD)
Qook TV South Korea Channel 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 Asian television channel with shows on historical events and persons. The channel is owned by A+E Networks Asia, a joint-venture between A+E Networks, owner of the American History, and Astro Holdings Sdn Bhd. 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]

History HD Asia[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, India, Philippines and Malaysia.[4][5][6][7]




See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-05-22. Retrieved 2007-06-08. 
  2. ^ Advertising, Marketing, Media, Digital, PR News and more - Campaign Asia-Pacific
  3. ^ History Press Release via SPE Network
  4. ^ History HD channel launched on SkyLife in Korea retrieved via www.medianewsline.com 05-05-2009
  5. ^ HISTORY HD TO LAUNCH IN JAPAN retrieved via www.aetninternational.com 09-30-2008
  6. ^ History Channel Asia HD launched on SkyCable Philippines retrieved via www.skycable.com 06-09-2009
  7. ^ THE HISTORY CHANNEL HD TO LAUNCH IN SINGAPORE AND HONG KONG retrieved via www.aetninternational.com 08-26-2008

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