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Discovery Channel
2019 Discovery logo.svg
CountryIndia
Broadcast areaIndian subcontinent
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Programming
Language(s)Hindi
English
Tamil (as Discovery Tamil)
Telugu
Malayalam
Kannada
Bengali
Marathi
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 576i for the SD feed)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery India
Sister channels
History
Launched15 August 1995 (1995-08-15)[1]
5 March 2010 (2010-03-05) (HD)
Availability
Streaming media
Discovery+
(India)
SD & HD
Jio TV
(India)
SD & HD

Discovery Channel India is the Indian version of Discovery Channel operated by Warner Bros. Discovery for the Indian subcontinent. It is available in eight languages including Hindi, English, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali and Marathi while the Tamil language has a separate dedicated channel Discovery Tamil.[2][3] The channel can be viewed on digital cable and satellite television in India. The Discovery Channel has also launched its OTT services Discovery Plus recently.[4]

Original programming

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Channels

Channel SD/HD Availability Notes
Animal Planet
TLC
Investigation Discovery (ID)
Eurosport
Discovery Science SD
Discovery Turbo
Discovery Kids
Discovery Tamil

See also

References

  1. ^ The channel will air special 20 year celebration marathon on 15 and 16 August.... http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/factual-and-documentary/discovery-channel-to-complete-20-years-in-india-on-15-august-150814
  2. ^ "Discovery Networks goes full throttle; launches Discovery Channel Tamil". www.afaqs.com. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Discovery becomes first channel to support all South Indian languages". 12 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Discovery launches streaming app Discovery Plus at subscription fee of Rs 299 per annum". The Financial Express. 17 March 2020. Retrieved 26 March 2020.