ETB 1

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ETB 1
ETB1 Spain.svg
Launched31 December 1982 (testing)
16 February 1983 (official)
NetworkETB
Owned byEiTB
Picture format16:9 576i (SDTV)
16:9 1080i (HDTV)
CountrySpain
Broadcast areaBasque Country and Navarre
HeadquartersBilbao, Basque Country
Sister channel(s)ETB 2
ETB 3
ETB 4
ETB Sat
Canal Vasco
Websiteeitb.eus/eu/telebista
Availability
Terrestrial
DigitalÁlava: Channel 58
Biscay: Channel 35
French Basque Country: Channel 33
Gipuzkoa: Channel 50
Navarre: Channel 26
Satellite
Fransat
(France)
Channel 130
Cable
EuskaltelChannel 1
Vodafone TVChannel 7
IPTV
Movistar+Channel 9
EiTB's television channels control room in Bilbao

ETB 1 is the first television channel from the Euskal Irrati Telebista group in the Basque Autonomous Community, Navarre and the French Basque Country. The channel broadcasts entirely in Basque.

The channel began test transmissions on 31 December 1982 and officially launched on 16 February 1983 as ETB, using this name until the launch of its sister ETB 2 on 31 May 1986. ETB was renamed as ETB 1 in that moment. A HD feed of ETB 1 was launched on 21 December 2016.

Its reception area comprises the whole Basque Country — i.e. the Basque Autonomous Community, Navarre and the Northern Basque Country — and some surrounding places.

Its programming includes: interviews, films, documentaries, sports, youth and children's programmes, making a strong emphasis on sports and children's programming.

The EiTB group's second main television channel, ETB 2, broadcasts in Spanish.

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