National Geographic (German TV channel)

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National Geographic Channel
Natgeologo.svg
Launched15 October 1997; 22 years ago (1997-10-15)
Owned byFox Networks Group Germany GmbH
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Audience share0.1% (March 2017 (2017-03), KEK)
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman
Broadcast areaGermany, Austria, Switzerland
Websitewww.nationalgeographic.de
Availability
Satellite
Sky DeutschlandChannel 421 (SD)
Channel 401 (HD)
Cable
Kabel DeutschlandChannel 321 (SD)
Channel 325 (HD)
UnitymediaChannel 208 (SD)
Channel 34 (HD)
UPC AustriaChannel 100 (HD)
UPC SwitzerlandChannel 160 (HD)
IPTV
Telekom EntertainChannel 253 (HD)
A1 TV (Austria)Channel 535 (SD)
Channel 635 (HD)

National Geographic Channel is a German pay television channel dedicated to documentaries and factual programmes.

The channel was launched on 1 November 2004 on Kabel Deutschland's digital platform, broadcasting 24 hours per day from the start.[1] The channel also launched on other cable networks such as Unitymedia, Kabel BW, and UPC Cablecom

On 16 May 2009, National Geographic Channel replaced Discovery Geschichte on the Premiere satellite platform. This was followed by the launch of the German Nat Geo Wild when it replaced Animal Planet on Premiere on 1 July, a few days before Premiere was rebranded and became Sky Deutschland. National Geographic Channel HD was also launched on Sky in July 2009.[2]

Audience share[edit]

January February March April May June July August September October November December Annual average
2014[3] - 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2015[4] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2016[5] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2017[6] 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL LAUNCHES IN GERMANY" (Press release). National Geographic Channels International/Fox International Channels Europe. September 29, 2004.
  2. ^ "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNELS INTERNATIONAL startet mit neuen Sendern bei Sky Ab Anfang Juli gehen NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL HD und NAT GEO WILD auf Sendung" (Press release). national Geographic Channel. May 28, 2009.
  3. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2014" (PDF). kek-online.de. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 February 2016. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  4. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2015" (PDF). kek-online.de. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 May 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  5. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2016" (PDF). kek-online.de. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  6. ^ "KEK/Zuschaueranteile 2017" (PDF). kek-online.de. Retrieved 11 June 2017.

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