SF-kanalen

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SF-kanalen
SF-kanalen.svg
Launched1 October 2009
Owned by C More Entertainment
(Telia Company)
Picture format 576i 16:9
Broadcast area Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland
Availability
Terrestrial
Satellite
Cable

SF-kanalen is a Swedish television channel, which shows movies from the library of Svensk Filmindustri. It is broadcast to Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland as a part of the Canal+ package.

The channel launched on 1 October 2009 and would broadcast 24 hours per day from the start. [1] From 1 November 2009, it will broadcast terrestrially in Sweden between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Weekdays and between 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Weekends, sharing its channel space with Canal+ Sport 1. [2]

The SF brand had previously been used by a pay channel called SF Succé, which operated between 1989 and 1991.

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References

  1. "CANAL+ startar helsvenska SF-kanalen" (Press release). Canal+. August 25, 2009. Archived from the original on September 13, 2009.
  2. "SF-kanalen". Boxer. October 27, 2009. Archived from the original on October 29, 2009.