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|Owner||Warner Bros. Discovery|
|Launched||16 March 2005|
|Replaced by||DMAX (Southeast Asia)|
|Former names||Discovery Turbo MAX |
(2009–2015, Australia only)
Discovery Turbo (previously known as Discovery Turbo MAX in Australia) is a pay television channel devoted to programming about transport. It is similar to Discovery Velocity and Motor Trend. It was also briefly available as an on-demand service in the US in the late 2000s.
The channel launched in Latin America in 2005.
It launched on 1 March 2007, replacing Discovery Wings and Discovery Kids.
Discovery Turbo launched in Southeast Asia on September 22, 2008, replacing Discovery Real Time. Discovery Turbo Asia ended its broadcast on July 7, 2014 as it has been rebranded to DMAX on the same day.
The channel launched on January 28, 2010.From March 1, 2021 the channel started to follow a timeshifted version of DMAX Asia's schedule.
In Australia, the channel first launched in 2008[ specify ] on SelecTV, replacing Discovery Real Time which previously launched on 15 March 2007. [ better source needed ] The channel ceased being available in late 2010 following SelecTV's closure of its English service. A [ citation needed ], named Discovery Turbo MAX, launch on 15 November 2009 on the Foxtel platform. At launch, the channel was also available on a two-hour delay, with the time shift channel called Discovery Turbo MAX +2. In May 2015,[ specify ] the channel rebranded as Discovery Turbo, seeing it change to a similar branding to that used by other Discovery Turbo channels around the world.[ citation needed ]
In New Zealand, the channel is known as Discovery Turbo, with similar branding and content to other Discovery Turbo channels around the world. It launched on 1 November 2015 on channel 75 exclusively to Sky Television.
In Europe, the channel is known as DTX (formerly known Discovery Turbo Xtra), with similar branding and content to other Discovery Turbo channels around the world. It launched on 17 September 2013 in Poland, replaced Discovery World, and later roll-out in Turkey and Eastern Europe. However, later in Poland, in second half of November 2016, DTX replaced Discovery Turbo Xtra.
The channel launched on 30 January 2018.
Check out the Australian & NZ Discovery Website
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