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|Picture format||1080i HDTV (downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)|
|Sister channels||Plus TV|
|Launched||1990–2013 (as 902 TV) |
2013–2018 (as Epsilon TV)
2018–present (as Open TV)
|Replaced||902 TV (1990–2013)|
|Former names||Epsilon TV (2013–2018)|
|Digea||All over Greece at local frequencies|
|Nova Greece||Channel 981|
|Nova Cyprus||Channel 114|
|Cosmote TV||Channel 110|
|Cosmote TV||Channel 10|
|Vodafone TV||Channel 7|
|Wind Vision||Channel 11|
|Open TV||Live TV|
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It belonged to Radio-television S.A. which was sold from Communist Party of Greece to the Cypriot offshore company A-Orizon Media Ltd. under contract came on July 31, 2013, and replaced the 902 channel. The operation began on September 11, 2013, at 00:10 with broadcast Entertainment Gossip News with presenter Maria Louisa Vourou.
The first station's newscast sent out the same day at 19:30 pm, with main presenter journalist George Karameros. Since October 2013 the channel has a full schedule, including Press News, information, entertainment, cultural and sports programs. George Tragas for a few months showed the program State of Siege and subsequently Restricted Area. Also presented program Without Anesthetic and Sniper. Since September 2014, the main news program has been presented by Lina Klitou. In 2017, the channel was sold to Ivan Savvidis.Filippos Vrionis was the former owner.
The E Channel began broadcasting from its platform Digea on 11 September 2013. On 22 November 2013 the channel joined the Cable platform Nova Greece at position 114 and Nova Cyprus at position 613 and from December 15, 2014, and joined the Cable platform of Cosmote TV at position 111. On the afternoon of 8 March 2016 officially launched the E Channel to broadcast in high definition (HD). Also, old Epsilon TV has been working with Greek New Epsilon TV, Extra Channel and Cypriot Plus TV.
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