BBC Four

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BBC Four
BBC Four.svg
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaNationwide. Also widely available in Switzerland, Ireland and the Netherlands.
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerBBC
Sister channelsBBC One
BBC Two
BBC News
BBC Parliament
CBBC
CBeebies
History
Launched2 March 2002; 19 years ago (2002-03-02)
ReplacedBBC Knowledge
Links
WebsiteBBC Four
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview (UK)Channel 9 (Eng, Wales, NI)
Channel 24 (Scot)
Channel 106 (HD)
Cable
Virgin Media (UK and Ireland)Channel 107 (HD; UK)
Channel 117 (Ireland)
Kabeltex (Netherlands)Channel 164
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)Channel 204 (HD)
Satellite
Freesat (UK)Channel 107 (SD/HD)
Channel 173 (SD)
Sky (UK and Ireland)Channel 116 (SD/HD; UK)
Channel 143 (SD/HD; Ireland)
Channel 815 (SD; UK)
Channel 833 (SD; Ireland)
Astra 2E (28.2°E)10773 H 22000 5/6
Astra 2G (28.2°E)11023 H 23000 3/4 (HD)
IPTV
SwisscomTV
(Switzerland)
Channel arbitrary
KPN (Netherlands)Channel arbitrary
Eir VisionChannel 207
Channel 211 (HD)
Streaming media
BBC iPlayerWatch live (UK only)
TVPlayerWatch live (UK only)
Horizon GoWatch live (Ireland only)
Watch live (Switzerland only)

BBC Four is a television channel developed by BBC. It was started on 2 March 2002. It often shows documentaries and arts programmes that often have a much smaller audience than BBC One or Two. It shows programmes between 7pm and 4am every day, timeshared with CBeebies.

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