National Geographic Channel (Asia)

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National Geographic Channel (Asia)
National Geographic Channel logo
Launched 1 January 1994
Owned by National Geographic Television & Film
Fox International Channels (News Corporation)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Slogan "Think again."
"Dare to Explore"
"live curious"
Country Hong Kong
Language English
Broadcast area Asia
Headquarters Hong Kong
Replaced NGC Asia
Website www.ngcasia.com
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 553 (SD)
Channel 573 (HD)
Tata Sky
(India)
Channel 551
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 49
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 202
Aora TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 204
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 52 (HD)
Dish TV
(India)
Channel 631
Sun Direct TV
(India)
Channel 61
Big TV
(India)
Channel 2710
Airtel Digital TV
(India)
Channel 5341
G Sat
(Philippines)
Channel 22
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel 28
TelkomVision
(Indonesia)
Channel 601
CBTV Sat
(Hong Kong)
Channel 306
ADD TV
(Middle East)
Channel 1707
Skylife
(South Korea)
TBA (SD)
Channel 714 (HD)
SKY Perfect
(Japan)
Channel 741 (SD)
Channel 1003 (HD)
I Hits
(Japan)
Channel 259
JC Hits
(Japan)
Channel 799
SKY Perfect e2
(Japan)
Channel 343
TVB Pay Vision
(Hong Kong)
Channel 66
HKC Sat
(Hong Kong)
Channel 52
Cable
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 110
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 41 (SD)
Global Destiny
(Philippines)
Channel 54
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 23
StarHub TV
(Singapore)
Channel 411 (SD)
Channel 457 (HD)
UCS
(Bangladesh)
Channel 30
FDI Digital Cable
(India)
Channel 500
IndosatM2
(Indonesia)
Channel 126
IPTV
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 215 (SD)
Channel 218 (HD)
PLDT My DSL (Watchpad)
(Philippines)
Channel 1008

The National Geographic Channel, also known as Nat Geo, is an Asian subscription television channel, that has non-fiction, factual programming involving nature, science, culture, and history programmed, made by the National Geographic Society, just like History and the Discovery Channel.

It was launched in 1 January 1994 in partnership and distribution with Star TV, a Hong Kong-based pan-Asian satellite network owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, replacing the NBC Asia channel. As of 2008, the Asian version of National Geographic Channel is available in over 56 million homes. NGC Asia has eight different channels feeds.

Operating Channels[change | edit source]

  • National Geographic Channel Asia - This channel has bilingual feed with English and Cantonese in selected programs only.
  • National Geographic Channel India - This channel has bilingual feed with English and Hindi in selected programs only.
  • National Geographic Channel Korea - With Korean subtitle.
  • National Geographic Channel Japan - This channel has bilingual feed with English and Japanese in selected programs only.
  • National Geographic Channel Middle East - Simulcast from NGC Asia from 11:00 P.M. to 5:00 A.M. HK Time.
  • National Geographic Channel Philippines - Same with Asia feed with local advertisement.
  • National Geographic Channel Taiwan - With Chinese subtitle.
  • National Geographic Channel Israel - With Hebrew subtitle.
  • National Geographic Channel HD Asia

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