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Discovery Asia
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CountrySingapore
India
Australia
Broadcast areaAsia-Pacific
Headquarters3 Changi Business Park Vista, Singapore
Programming
Language(s)English, Hindi, Tamil
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 480i/576i for the SD feed)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific
Sister channelsDiscovery Channel, Discovery Channel Tamil, Animal Planet, Asian Food Channel, Food Network Asia, Eve, TLC, DMAX, Discovery Kids, Discovery Science
History
LaunchedFebruary 2005
ReplacedDiscovery Science (NJOI)
Former namesDiscovery HD (2005–2010)
Discovery HD World (2010–2017; except in India)
Availability
Streaming media
Astro (Malaysia)Astro GO / On Demand

Discovery Asia (formerly known as Discovery HD and Discovery HD World) is a Southeast Asian pay television channel that features Asia-related documentaries and original Asian programming. It is operated by Warner Bros. Discovery through its Asia-Pacific division.

History

The channel was launched in 2005 as Discovery HD, the first high-definition channel in Asia. It was first available in South Korea in February, and in Japan in December. On April 1, 2010, Discovery HD was rebranded to Discovery HD World. In 2008, Discovery Channel HD was launched in Japan. In February 2010, Discovery HD World India was launched with dubbed programming in Hindi and Tamil.[1]

Programming

Main article: List of programs broadcast by Discovery Channel

See also

References