Discovery Asia

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Discovery Asia
Discovery asia.jpg
Country Singapore
India
Australia
Broadcast area Asia-Pacific
Headquarters3 Changi Business Park Vista, Singapore
Programming
Language(s) English, Hindi, Tamil
Picture format 1080i HDTV
16:9 480i SDTV
Ownership
Owner Astro
Sister channels Discovery Channel, Discovery Channel Tamil, Animal Planet, Asian Food Channel, Food Network Asia, Eve, TLC, DMAX, Discovery Kids, Discovery Science
History
LaunchedFebruary 2005
Former names Discovery HD (2005–2010)
Discovery HD World (2010–2017; except in India)

Discovery Asia (stylized as "Discovery asia.", formerly known as Discovery HD and Discovery HD World) is a Southeast Asian pay television channel that features Asia-related documentaries and original Asian programming. It is operated by Discovery Asia-Pacific, a division of Discovery, Inc.

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History

The channel was launched in 2005 as Discovery HD, the first high-definition channel in Asia. It was first available in South Korea in February, and in Japan in December. On April 1, 2010, Discovery HD was rebranded to Discovery HD World. In 2008, Discovery Channel HD was launched in Japan. In February 2010, Discovery HD World India was launched with dubbed programming in Hindi and Tamil. [1]

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