Weer en Verkeer
CountryNetherlands
Broadcast areaNetherlands
Programming
Picture format16:9, PAL 576i (SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerChello Benelux (Liberty Global)
Meteo Consult
History
Launched15 February 2006; 16 years ago (2006-02-15)
Closed1 October 2013; 8 years ago (2013-10-01)
Former namesWeerkanaal (Weather Channel), till 2008
Links
WebsiteWeerenVerkeer.tv

Weer en Verkeer (in English Weather and Traffic Channel) was a television channel in the Netherlands broadcasting weather forecasts, weather-related news and traffic information. The forecasts and traffic reports were provided by a major Dutch meteorological company Meteo Consult in Wageningen which also provides the weather forecasts for RTL 4. Weer en Verkeer has been a joint venture between Meteo Consult and Chello Benelux (Liberty Global).[1]

History

The channel was launched on 15 February 2006 under the name Weerkanaal (Weather Channel).[2]

In December 2008, the channel got its current name.[3]

The channel closed on 1 October 2013.[4]

References

  1. ^ Jan-Hein Visser (8 August 2008). "Weerkanaal wordt vernieuwd". Totaal TV.
  2. ^ Jan-Hein Visser (9 December 2008). "Weerkanaal verder als Weer & Verkeer". Totaal TV.
  3. ^ Robert Briel (8 December 2008). "Makeover for Dutch weather channel". Broadband TV News.
  4. ^ Jan-Hein Visser (10 September 2013). "Weer en verkeer stopt uitzendingen bij UPC en Ziggo". Totaal TV.