Animal Planet (Indian TV channel)
|Launched||29 March 1999 (SD)|
2 June 2014 (HD)
|Owned by||Discovery Networks Asia Pacific|
|Picture format||576i (SD)|
|Broadcast area||India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan|
|Headquarters||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Sister channel(s)||Discovery Channel|
|Channel 465 (SD)|
Channel 52 (HD)
|Channel 717 (SD)|
Channel 716 (HD)
|Sun Direct |
|Channel 544 (SD)|
Channel 965 (HD)
|Reliance Digital TV|
|Channel 553 (SD)|
|Channel 453 (SD)|
Channel 965 (HD)
|Airtel Digital TV|
|Channel 426 (SD)|
Channel 427 (HD)
|Channel 59 (SD)|
Channel 121 (HD)
|Channel 401 (SD)|
|Channel 454 (SD)|
|Channel 407 (SD)|
Channel 819 (HD)
|Channel 41 (SD)|
|Channel 722 (HD)|
|Channel 48 (SD)|
|PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)||Channel 73 (SD)|
|APSFL (Andhra pradesh)||Channel 363 (HD)|
Animal Planet India is an Indian television channel.
The channel launched on 29 March 1999. The launch was delayed by a few months. A Hindi language feed was introduced on 1 April 2008. The channel adopted its current logo on 1 October 2008. The channel is available in three languages (English, Hindi and Tamil). 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.
- "Animal Planet unchains gorilla warfare". Indian Express Newspapers. 29 March 1999.
- "ANIMAL PLANET MISSES LAUNCH DATE". The Indian CAB&SAT Reporter. 12 January 1999.
- "Animal Planet launches 24-hour Hindi feed". Televisionpoint.com. 28 March 2008. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008.
- "Animal Planet to don new look from October 01". Televisionpoint.com. 16 September 2008. Archived from the original on 23 February 2012.