National Geographic Channel HD


National Geographic Channel HD

Infobox TV channel
name = National Geographic Channel HD
logofile = NGC Can HD.gif
logosize =
logoalt =
launch = 2005
closed date =
picture format =
owner = National Geographic Society
slogan =
country =
broadcast area =
headquarters =
former names =
replaced names =
sister names =
timeshift names =
web =
terr serv 1 =
terr chan 1 =
sat serv 1 = DirecTV
(US)
sat chan 1 = Channel 276
sat serv 2 = Dish Network
(US)
sat chan 2 = Channel 9429
sat serv 3 = Sky Digital
(UK & Ireland)
sat chan 3 = Channel 543
sat serv 4 = SKY Italia
(Italy)
sat chan 4 = Channel 409
sat serv 5 = Cyfra+
(Poland)
sat chan 5 = Channel 92
sat serv 6 = Premiere
(Germany, Austria)
sat chan 6 =
sat serv 7 = Canal Digital
(Nordic)
sat chan 7 =
sat serv 8 = VietBao
(Vietnam)
sat chan 8 = Channel 27
sat serv 9 = Digiturk
(Turkey)
sat chan 9 = Channel 381
sat serv 10 = TV Cabo
(Portugal)
sat chan 10 = Channel TBA(21/05/2008)
sat serv 11 = Meo Sat
(Portugal)
sat chan 11 = Channel 280
sat serv 12 = yes (Israel)
(Israel)
sat chan 12 = Channel 502
cable serv 1 = Available on many cable systems
cable chan 1 = Check local listings for channels
cable serv 2 = TV Cabo
(Portugal)
cable chan 2 = Channel TBA (21/05/2008)
cable serv 3 = Foxtel HD+
(Australia)
cable chan 3 = Channel 212
cable serv 3 = UPC Broaband Slovakia
(Slovakia)
cable chan 3 = N/A
adsl serv 1 = iNES
(Romania)
adsl chan 1 = Channel TBA
adsl serv 2 = now TV
(Hong Kong)
adsl chan 2 = Channel 218
adsl serv 3 = Meo (IPTV)
(Portugal)
adsl chan 3 = Channel 280

National Geographic Channel HD in the USA is a high definition simulcast of the National Geographic Channel. It launched in January 2006.

In Canada, the Canadian edition of National Geographic Channel HD launched on December 19, 2006. It is available nationally via the countries two satellite services Star Choice, on channel 276 and Bell TV on channel 828.

In the UK, it is available on Sky Digital and launched in February 2006. The UK version is not a simulcast and has a separate schedule to the Standard Definition version of the National Geographic Channel. It is broadcast on EPG channel 543. In the UK , some of the content is shown from Rush HD

In Asia Pacific, National Geographic Channel HD was the first channel to support 1080i HD and 5.1-channel surround sound. The channel was commercially available on StarHub Digital Cable Channel 301 on January 18, 2007, followed by Vietnam via Vietbao CATV on October 29, 2007. It was also available exclusively on now TV Channel 218 on December 19, 2007 in Hong Kong.

In Poland, this channel is available as of mid-2007 on Cyfra Plus platform; however, only with the Polish soundtrack.

In Slovakia, NGC HD is available since 2008 in digital TV product UPC Digital.

ee also

*National Geographic Channel
*Nat Geo Wild

External links

* [http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/hd/index.html National Geographic Channel HD United States]
* [http://natgeotv.com.au/hd National Geographic Channel HD Australia]
* [http://natgeochannel.co.uk/hd/index.html National Geographic Channel HD United Kingdom]
* [http://www.nationalgeographic.ca/features/NatGeo_HD.asp National Geographic Channel HD Canada]
* [http://www.ngcasia.com/hd National Geographic Channel HD Asia]
* [http://ngcitalia.it/hd/8/index.html National Geographic Channel HD Italy]
* [http://www.lyngsat-address.com/ln/NGC-HD-UK.html LyngSat entry]


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