Launched 27 August 1997 (as ZDFinfokanal)
5 September 2011 (as ZDFinfo)
Owned by ZDF
Picture format 16:9 576i50
720p50 (HDTV)
Audience share 1% (2015, AGF[1])
Country Germany
Formerly called ZDF Infokanal
Sister channel(s) ZDF
Website info.zdf.de
DVB-T Various; region dependent
Astra 1H (19.2°E) 11953.50 H 77 27500 3/4 (DVB-S)
Astra 1L (19.2°E) 11347.00 H 10 22000 2/3 (HDTV DVB-S2)
Kabel Deutschland
Yes (part of basic digital package)[2]
Streaming media
ZDF.de Watch live
FilmOn Watch live

ZDFinfo is a digital TV channel from ZDF. It was launched on 27 August 1997 as ZDFinfokanal.[3] It was renamed ZDFinfo on 5 September 2011.[4] On 1 May 2012, a high-definition simulcast of ZDFinfo (ZDFinfo HD) was launched via digital satellite.[5][6]


  1. "AGF - MARKTANTEILE" (in German). Arbeitsgemeinschaft Fernsehforschung. Retrieved 2016-01-10.
  2. "Kabelfernsehen: Übersicht aller TV-Sender – Kabel Deutschland" [Cabel Television: overview of all TV stations – Kabel Deutschland] (in German). Kabel Deutschland. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
  3. "Zdfinfo | Tv Digital". Tvdigital.de. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  4. "ZDFinfo to launch on 5 September | News". Rapid TV News. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  5. "ZDFneo, 3sat, BR, NDR, SWR, WDR, Phoenix, KiKa starten HD Kanäle" [ZDFneo, 3sat, BR, NDR, SWR, WDR, Phoenix, KiKa launch HD channels]. kabel-internet-telefon.de (in German). 13 March 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
  6. "HDTV: Neue HD-Kanäle von ARD und ZDF ab 30. April 2012" [HDTV: New HD channels from ARD and ZDF after 30 April 2012]. T-online.de (in German). 20 January 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
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