Australian Christian Channel

The Australian Christian Channel (ACCTV) is a religious channel available in Australia. In late 2014, ACCTV became available for viewing on free-to-air TV on the Optus D2 satellite, alongside several other international Christian channels.[2] The channel was previously also available on free-to-air digital terrestrial television in Sydney on the Digital Forty Four service.[3] They have also partnered with Shine TV in New Zealand, U-Channel in Indonesia and UCB in the UK to establish a broadcast service center in Australia that provides programming for those channels.

Australian Christian Channel
Launched4 April 1999[1]
Picture format576i (SDTV 16:9)
Broadcast areaAustralia
FoxtelChannel 182
Optus D2D2 Satellite
FoxtelChannel 182
FetchTVChannel 199
Streaming media
ACCTV Now - On demand

Digital Forty Four

It was announced on 29 January 2010 that the digital terrestrial television service Digital Forty Four would end its broadcast on 30 April 2010 including Australian Christian Channel. The Australian government agency, the Australian Communications and Media Authority decided not to renew the license to broadcast beyond the end of April.[4]


  1. Browne, Rachel (4 April 1999). "Preacher Beadman Spreads The World". News. The Sun-Herald. Sydney, Australia. p. 37.
  2. Dudley, Jennifer (7 April 2006). "Downloads". Features. The Courier-Mail. p. 50.
  3. Jackson, Sally (30 April 2010). "ACMA decides not to renew licence with no prospect of spectrum auction". The Australian. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
  4. Jackson, Sally (1 February 2010). "Datacasting trial to be switched off". Features. The Australian. p. 28. Retrieved 2 May 2010.
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