National Geographic Channel (Germany)

National Geographic Channel
Launched November 1, 2004
Owned by Fox International Channels
Country  Germany
Headquarters Munich, Germany

National Geographic Channel is a German television channel dedicated to documentaries and factual programmes.

The channel was launched on November 1, 2004 on Kabel Deutschland's digital platform, broadcasting 24 hours per day from the start.[1] The channel also launched on other cable networks such as Unitymedia, Kabel BW, and UPC Cablecom

On May 16, 2009, National Geographic Channel replaced Discovery Geschichte on the Premiere satellite platform. this was followed by the launch of the German Nat Geo Wild when it replaced Animal Planet on Premiere on July 1, a few days before Premiere was rebranded and became Sky Deutschland. National Geographic Channel HD also launch on Sky in July 2009.[2]


  1. "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL LAUNCHES IN GERMANY" (Press release). National Geographic Channels International/Fox International Channels Europe. September 29, 2004.
  2. "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNELS INTERNATIONAL startet mit neuen Sendern bei Sky Ab Anfang Juli gehen NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL HD und NAT GEO WILD auf Sendung" (Press release). national Geographic Channel. May 28, 2009.
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