History (Southeast Asian TV channel)

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Launched June 15, 2007
Owned by A+E Networks Asia
Discovery Communications
(A+E Networks/Astro Overseas Limited)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Slogan Made Every Day
Country Singapore
Broadcast area Singapore
Hong Kong
South Korea
Headquarters Singapore
Formerly called The History Channel South East Asia (2007–2008)
Replaced History South East Asia (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)
Dream Satellite TV Philippines Channel 27
G Sat Philippines Channel 17 Close by Switch Star Movies [1]
Cignal Digital TV Philippines Channel 125 (HD)
TrueVisions Thailand Channel 556 (HD)
SkyLife South Korea Channel 82
Kristal-Astro Brunei Channel 555
Indovision Indonesia Channel 206
SkyCable Philippines Channel 67 (SD Digital)
Channel 165 (HD)
Destiny Cable Philippines Channel 57 (Analog)
Channel 67 (SD Digital)
Channel 165 (HD Digital)
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
Macau Cable TV Macau Channel 54
now TV Hong Kong Channel 223 (SD)
Channel 225 (HD)
Qook TV South Korea Channel 452 (HD)
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 212 (HD) (Coming Soon)
CHT MOD (Taiwan) Channel 108
Streaming media
iWanTV! (Philippines)
(requires SkyCable/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.


A+E Networks Asia was formed on 15 June 2007 through a joint venture between A+E Networks under permission Discovery Communications and Malaysia's pay TV provider Astro. Headquartered in Singapore, A+E Networks Asia also have operations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[2]

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.[3] It has recently hired SPE Networks as a regional ad sales representative across the South East Asian region.[4]

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.[5][6][7][8]


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