Discovery Channel Italy
|Discovery Channel Italy|
|Owned by||Discovery Networks EMEA|
|Audience share||0.09% (2008, )|
Discovery Travel & Living
|Timeshift service||Discovery Channel +1|
Channel 401 (Sky Box SD)|
Channel 401 (Sky Box HD)
Channel 402 (+1)
Discovery Channel Italy 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.
A high-definition simulcast of Discovery Channel started on July 20, 2009. It was the first channel from Discovery Networks EMEA to be simulcasted in both SD and HD.
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