World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Discovery Channel Italy


Discovery Channel Italy

Discovery Channel Italia
Launched 1997
Owned by Discovery Networks EMEA
Audience share 0.09% (2008, [1])
Broadcast area Italy
Sister channel(s) Animal Planet
Discovery Real Time
Discovery Travel & Living
Discovery Science
Timeshift service Discovery Channel +1
Website [1]
SKY Italia Channel 401 (Sky Box SD)
Channel 401 (Sky Box HD)
Channel 402 (+1)

Discovery Channel is an Italian television channel.

Discovery Channel has been present in Italy since 1997 and has been exclusive to the Sky Italia platform since its launch in 2003. With the launch of Sky Italia, Discovery quickly branched out by launching the additional channels Discovery Travel & Adventure, Discovery Science and Discovery Civilisation, followed by Animal Planet and Discovery Real Time in 2005.

The present Discovery Channel logo was adopted on March 10, 2009.[2]

A timeshifted version of the channel, called Discovery Channel +1, started in November 2008.[3][4]

A high-definition simulcast of Discovery Channel started on July 20, 2009.[5] It was the first channel from Discovery Networks EMEA to be simulcasted in both SD and HD.


  1. ^ "Rapporto ANNO 2008". Auditel. 
  2. ^ "Discovery Channel presenta il suo nuovo logo, on air da oggi sul canale". Digital-Sat. March 3, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Millecananli Newsletter n. 314". Millecanali. 
  4. ^ "Sky, da oggi attivi Discovery Channel +1 e DeAkids +1". Digital-Sat. November 10, 2008. 
  5. ^ """Discovery Channel in HD. Castellari: "Obiettivo di crescita a due cifre per la raccolta 2009. Pubblicità Italia. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.