Animal Planet (India)

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Animal Planet
Animal Planet logo (black and green).svg
Launched 29 March 1999 (1999-03-29)
2 June 2014 (2014-06-02) (HD)
Owned by Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
Picture format 576i (SD)
1080i (HD)
Country India
Language English
Broadcast area India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan
Sister channel(s) Discovery Channel
Discovery Turbo
Discovery Jeet
Discovery Science
Discovery Kids
Dish TV
Channel 465 (SD)
Channel 52 (HD)
Channel 560 (SD)
Channel 559 (HD)
Sun Direct
Channel 544 (SD)
Channel 965 (HD)
Reliance Digital TV
Channel 553 (SD)
Videocon d2h
Channel 453 (SD)
Channel 965 (HD)
Airtel Digital TV
Channel 426 (SD)
Channel 427 (HD)
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 59 (SD)
Channel 121 (HD)
Dish Home
Channel 401 (SD)
(Mumbai, India)
Channel 454 (SD)
Asianet Digital
Channel 407 (SD)
Channel 819 (HD)
Channel 41 (SD)
UCN Nagpur
Channel 722 (HD)
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 48 (SD)
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan) Channel 73 (SD)

Animal Planet India is an Indian television channel.

The channel launched on 29 March 1999.[1] The launch was delayed by a few months.[2] A Hindi language feed was introduced on 1 April 2008.[3] The channel adopted its current logo on 1 October 2008.[4] The channel is available in two languages (English and Hindi). The High Definition version was launched on 23 July 2014 along with TLC HD first on Dish TV, followed by other DTH and cable operators.

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  1. ^ "Animal Planet unchains gorilla warfare". Indian Express Newspapers. 29 March 1999. 
  2. ^ "ANIMAL PLANET MISSES LAUNCH DATE". The Indian CAB&SAT Reporter. 12 January 1999. 
  3. ^ "Animal Planet launches 24-hour Hindi feed". 28 March 2008. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. 
  4. ^ "Animal Planet to don new look from October 01". 16 September 2008. Archived from the original on 23 February 2012.