Dimosia Tileorasi

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Dimosia Tileorasi (Public Television)
Δημόσια Τηλεόραση
Type Broadcaster (Television, Radio & Online)
Founded10 July 2013
Headquarters Mesogeion 136 & Katechaki Avenue, Athens, Greece
Broadcast area
OwnerPublicly owned
Key people
Prokopis Dukas, Fanis Papathanasiou, Antrianna Paraskevopoulos, Denia Sarakinis and Stavroula Christofili
Launch date
10 July 2013
Dissolved4 May 2014
Channel 52, 23
Channel 49, 41
Picture format
576i 16:9 (SDTV)
1080p 16:9 (HDTV)
Official website
Official Site (closed)

Public Television (DT) (originally as Greek Public Television (EDT)) was a temporary, state television broadcaster in Greece (up to the creation of the new public channels of NERIT). From 27 January 2014, the management of the DT has gone to the Board of NERIT, to operate the new, permanent broadcaster. [1]


Creation of the broadcaster

In the morning of 10 July, [2] DT started broadcasting on the television frequencies of ERT. The Deputy Broadcasting Minister Pantelis Kapsis in the same day, talked at a well known private TV station (from the old studios of Mega Channel in Paiania), pointed out that it was a matter of hours before of the start of broadcasting regular program and that the EDT would be broadcasting from a private studio. Indeed, at 9pm the EDT premiered by the Greek film I Kiria Dimarhos (The Lady Mayor). The TV was later renamed from EDT to DT. [3] DT ended its broadcasts on May 4, 2014, transforming into NERIT.

Dimosia Radiofonia

On 26 September 2013 in the morning, the Hellenic Public Radio Broadcasting Company (Elliniki Dimosia Radiofonia) starts live broadcasting with a single radio programme called Πρώτο Πρόγραμμα (Proto Programma - The First Programme) in several public radio frequencies. Additionally, www.hprt.gr was launched, as the official website of Hellenic Public Radio Television. The Proto eventually, along with Trito, transformed into NERIT Proto and NERIT Trito, respectively.

On 10 March 2014, at 7 a.m., the Hellenic Public Radio Broadcasting Company (Elliniki Dimosia Radiofonia) started live broadcasting of a second radio programme called Τρίτο Πρόγραμμα (Trito Programma - The Third Programme) along with Πρώτο Πρόγραμμα (Proto Programma - The First Programme). The Trito eventually, along with Proto, transformed into NERIT Trito and NERIT Proto, respectively.


Shows that were broadcast by the DT are:


From June, the high definition simulcast of the "DT" started broadcasting, temporarily replacing the channel of the Greek Parliament. The channel is the successor of ERT HD, which was one of the biggest achievements that ERT made, bringing a free Greek High Definition channel, while foreign networks almost exclusively used High Definition. The channel has also been added to the satellite platforms Nova (channel 101) and OTE TV (channel 103).

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