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
Channel 553 (SD)
Channel 573 (HD)
Channel TBA
Tata Sky
Channel 551 (SD)
Channel 552 (HD)
Channel 569 (SD)
Channel 558 (HD)
Channel 202 (SD)
Channel 450 (HD)
Cignal Digital TV
Channel 141 (SD)
Channel 240 (HD)
Reliance Digital TV
G Sat
Channel 20
Dream Satellite TV
Channel 28
Channel 306
HKC Sat, Cable TV Hong Kong
(Hong Kong)
Channel 52 (SD)
Channel 252 (HD)
Channel 190
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 39 (SD)
Channel 78 (HD)
Lippo Vision TV
Channel TBA
Channel 801
Top TV
Channel 202
Topas TV
Channel TBA
Yes TV
Channel 444
SKYNET (Myanmar) Channel 66
Channel 46 (SD)
Channel 65 (HD)
GMMZ (Thailand) Channel 391 (SD)
Channel 422 (HD)
beIN (MENA) Channel 303 (HD)
Channel 51 (HD)
Channel 250 (HD)
Sun Direct TV
Channel 61 (HD)
Airtel Digital TV
Channel 5341
(Middle East
& North Africa)
Channel 513
First Media
Channel 110
Channel 41 (SD)
Global Destiny
Channel 54
Channel 23
StarHub TV
Channel 411 (SD)
Channel 457 (HD)
Channel 30
FDI Digital Cable
Channel 500
Channel 126
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 215 (SD)
Channel 218 (HD)
PLDT My DSL (Watchpad)
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 | change 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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