|Cable television, Digital television|
|Predecessor||Discovery Networks Europe|
|Defunct||13 December 2016|
|Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe.|
Discovery Networks CEEMEA (Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) was a branch of Discovery Internationalheadquartered in Warsaw, Poland. The network was launched in February 2011, previously Discovery Networks CEEMEA was under Discovery Networks Europe.
Discovery Networks CEEMEA held the responsibility for overseeing Discovery International channels in 105 different countries in the Middle East, United Arab Emirates, the Russian Federation, Central Asia, Africa and European countries such as Germany, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Macedonia, comprising 10 brands.
Discovery Networks CEEMEA started out with the launch of the Discovery Channel in Europe in 1989 and was for a long time a part of Discovery Networks Europe. In mid-2007, Discovery Networks Europe was split into two separate branches, Discovery Networks UK and Discovery Network EMEA, both headquartered in London.
In February 2011,Discovery Networks Europe was split into two key branches Discovery Networks Western Europe (DNWE) and Discovery Networks CEEMEA (Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa). Discovery Networks CEEMEA's headquarters are in Warsaw, Poland. Regional offices are located in Almaty, Bucharest, Budapest, Kiev, London, Moscow and Prague.
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