|Broadcast area||Germany, Austria and Switzerland|
|Picture format|| 576i (16:9 SDTV)|
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
|Owner||Discovery Networks CEEMEA|
|Sister channels|| Animal Planet |
Eurosport 2 Xtra
|Launched||1 September 2006|
|Replaced|| XXP (Germany) (2001–2006)|
NTV Spor (Turkey) (2008–2018)
|DVB-T2 (Germany)||Various; region dependent (HD / encrypted)|
|Unitymedia (Germany)||Channel 205 (SD) / Channel 31 (HD)|
|UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)||Channel 40 (HD)|
|Astra 1M (Europe, North Africa)||12480 V / 27500 / 3/4 (SD / FTA)|
|Telekom Entertain (Germany)||Channel 64 (SD/HD)|
|A1 TV (Austria)||Channel 25 (SD)|
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DMAX broadcasts from the Astra 1H, 1L, and 3A satellites and is uplinked by SES Platform Services (later MX1, now part of SES Video).
In Spain, DMAX was launched on 12 January 2012 as Discovery MAX, and renamed in September 2016. With the success of the German speaking DMAX a separate channel was launched for the UK and Ireland markets on 22 November 2007. DMAX was launched in Italy on 12 December 2011, and now is the ninth most watched channel of the country. In the Asia-Pacific market, DMAX launched on 7 July 2014 replacing Discovery Turbo (Asia). In the Turkey market, DMAX launched on 18 March 2018 replacing NTV Spor after Doğuş Media Group's NTV Spor channel was acquired by Discovery, since February.
The channel also features many Discovery Communications programs, including:
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