DTX
Broadcast areaPoland
Albania
Hungary
Romania
Czech Republic
Slovakia
Russia and CIS
Ukraine
Turkey
MENA
NetworkWarner Bros. Discovery EMEA
HeadquartersAmsterdam, Netherlands
Programming
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
SDTV 576i
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery
Sister channelsAnimal Planet
Discovery Channel
Discovery Science
Food Network
Investigation Discovery
TLC
Travel Channel
History
LaunchedSeptember 17, 2013; 10 years ago (2013-09-17) (Poland)
April 1, 2016; 7 years ago (2016-04-01) (Middle East)
ReplacedDiscovery World
ClosedMarch 9, 2022; 22 months ago (2022-03-09) (Russia)
5 January 2024; 13 days ago (2024-01-05) (Central Europe and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Turkey)
Former namesDiscovery Turbo Xtra (2013–2016)
Discovery Turbo Xtra Logo (2013-2016)

DTX (previously known as Discovery Turbo Xtra) was a television channel focused on programming about cars owned by Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA. It was a CEEMEA version of Discovery Turbo.

The channel was launched under the name Discovery Turbo Xtra to replace the European version of Discovery World, with the first launch in Poland on 17 September 2013.[1] The channel roll-out in 2015 in Albania and in 2016 in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Baltics, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Turkey and MENA. In the Middle East, it was launched on 1 April 2016 on beIN Network.[2] A few months later the network was rebranded worldwide as DTX.

On 9 March 2022, Discovery Inc. pulled their channels from the Russian market after the nation's invasion of Ukraine.[3]

DTX and Discovery Science ceased broadcasting outside of Poland on 5 January 2024, however channel started removed from TV operators from 1 January 2024.[4][5][6][7]

References

  1. ^ wirtualnemedia (9 December 2019). "Koniec Discovery World, rusza Discovery Turbo Xtra. "Ma przyciągnąć młodych mężczyzn"".
  2. ^ beIN Partners With Discovery Communications To Launch Six New Channels In The Region
  3. ^ "WarnerMedia and Discovery join the stampede of businesses leaving Russia". CNN. 9 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Intrekking toestemming DTX – pan regional (12 omroepdiensten)" [Withdrawal of permission for DTX – pan regional (12 broadcasting services)] (in Dutch). Commissariaat voor de Media. 9 November 2023. Archived from the original on 5 January 2024. Retrieved 9 November 2023.
  5. ^ "Lietuvoje nebebus transliuojami „Discovery Science" ir DTX kanalai" [Discovery Science and DTX channels will no longer be broadcast in Lithuania]. delfi.lt (in Lithuanian). Delfi. 6 September 2023. Retrieved 6 September 2023.
  6. ^ "Hamarosan eltűnik két tévécsatorna a magyar kínálatból (Frissített!)" [Two TV channels will soon disappear from the Hungarian subscription]. 9 September 2023.
  7. ^ "Discovery Science и DTX прекратят вещание в Украине" [Discovery Science and DTX ceases broadcasting in Ukraine]. mediasat.info (in Russian). Mediasat. 15 September 2023. Retrieved 6 October 2023.