ANT1 Pacific

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ANT1 Pacific
Antenna Pacific logo.png
Launched September 1998 (television)
2009 (radio)
Owned by ANT1 Group
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Country Greece
Language Greek
Broadcast area Australia
Website ant1pacific.gr
Availability
Satellite
Foxtel Channel 941
Optus D2 TBA
Cable
Foxtel Channel 941
Optus TV Channel 941

ANT1 Pacific (pronounced Antenna) is a subscription TV channel established in 1998. The channel is partly owned by ANT1 Greece. It is a general entertainment channel screening international, Greek and some locally produced programs.

Pay television or subscription television are subscription-based television services, usually provided by both analog and digital cable and satellite television, but also increasingly via digital terrestrial and internet television. Subscription television began in the multi-channel transition and transitioned into the post-network era. Some parts of the world, notably in France and the United States, have also offered encrypted analog terrestrial signals available for subscription.

ANT1 television network in Greece and Cyprus

Antenna, better known as ANT1, is a television network airing in Greece and Cyprus. The alternate spelling is play on words in Greek; ena (ένα) is the Greek number 1 (one), thus ANT1 is pronounced the same as Antenna (Αντέννα).

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Logos

The first ANT1 logo was colored with gold with ANT flattened 20 degrees to the right and the number 1 is bolded at size 2. At the left edges of the number 1, two lines starting from A to 1. The line at the top is short and the line at the bottom is long. The logo appeared at the top-left on the screen. Due to its brightness, the logo could cause burn-in on rear projection and plasma TVs. A defined image of the logo will appear permanently on the TV screen.

On 17 September 2007, ANT1 launched the new pink logo which also included a new on-screen logo. The logo was more subtle and did not cause the problems mentioned above.

On 15 September 2008, ANT1 dropped the pink branding and launched a new look and logo. The logo does not feature the lines above and below the word ANT1.

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