|Language(s)|| English (with Greek subtitles)|
Greek (only advertisements)
|Picture format|| 720p HDTV |
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner|| Fox Networks Group |
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International)
|Sister channels|| Fox |
|Former names||National Geographic Channel (2001–2016)|
|Cablenet (Cyprus)||Channel 202|
|Cosmote TV||Channel 402|
|Nova Greece||Channel 403|
|Nova Cyprus||Channel 303|
|CytaVision (Cyprus)||Channel 44|
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For the first 12 years, the channel was available only to the subscribers of Nova satellite bouquet. During the 2000s, foreign versions used to be available (Dutch & Romanian), but as from September 2011, the channel has been fully relaunched in Greek.
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