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Discovery Science
Logo used since 1 September 2021.
CountrySingapore
Philippines
Thailand
Indonesia
Vietnam
Australia
China
Taiwan
Hong Kong
Macau
India
Broadcast areaSoutheast Asia (except Malaysia & Thailand)
Australia
China
Hong Kong
Taiwan
NetworkScience Channel (Since 1 September 2021)
HeadquartersSingapore
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery Asia-Pacific
Sister channelsDiscovery Channel
Animal Planet
TLC
DMAX
Discovery Kids
Eve
Discovery Asia
History
Launched1998 (Discovery Sci-Trek) 2003 (Discovery Science)
1 October 2021 (Indonesia)
Closed1 March 2021 (SD feed, Malaysia)
1 October 2021 (HD feed, Malaysia)
Former namesDiscovery Sci-Trek (1998-2003)

Discovery Science is a Southeast Asia pay television channel (excluding Malaysia, formerly including Malaysia) owned by Discovery Asia-Pacific. The channel replaced Discovery Sci-Trek. Discovery Science rebranded along with Travel Channel in Southeast Asia from 1 September 2021. Starting 15 September 2021, Astro will move the channel number of Discovery Science from 554 to 557. It is the first Learning channels to ceased broadcasting on Astro on 1 October 2021 due to a decision made following review of the channel performance and replaced by BBC Earth on 15 September 2021. Discovery Science will launch in Indonesia, on TransVision from 1 October 2021.

A separate feed is run for India and other South Asian countries with timeshifted schedule and old 2011 branding.

Programming

Main article: List of programs broadcast by Science Channel

Current feeds

China

Hong Kong

This channel was available on Cable TV Hong Kong, NowTV China and myTV Hong Kong.

Taiwan

Only available on CHT MOD.

Macau

Only available on Macau Cable TV.

Singapore

Only available on Singtel TV. Formerly available on StarHub TV

Philippines

Only Available on G Sat Channel 24.

Indonesia

From 1 October 2021, will launch in Indonesia, on TransVision.

India

Available on In Digital.

Defunct feeds

Malaysia

This channel was only available on Astro via channel 554. Starting 15 September 2021, it will be move from channel 554 to 557. Malaysian feed of Discovery Science closed on 1 October 2021, 30 day after Discovery Science rebranded in Southeast Asia due to review of the channel performance and replaced by BBC Earth on Astro channel 554 in Malaysia which launched on 15 September 2021.

See also

References