TVP Polonia

TVP Polonia (also known as TV Polonia, Telewizja Polonia or Telewizja Polska Polonia) is the international channel of the Telewizja Polska (TVP). The channel is co-funded by the TVP and the Polish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and broadcasts from the TVP headquarters in Warsaw. TVP Polonia is targeted at Polish-speaking audiences outside Poland, and it broadcasts many of the shows also broadcast by TVP's domestic channels in addition to news from Polonia/Polish communities around the world. It's launched October 1992 (trial), March 1993 (regularly).

TVP Polonia
Launched24 October 1992 (1992-10-24) (trial)
31 March 1993 (1993-03-31) (regularly)
Owned byTelewizja Polska
Picture format4:3/16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Audience share2.64% (2019, Nielsen[1])
CountryPoland
LanguagePolish
English
Broadcast areaInternational
Poland
Websitewww.tvp.pl/tvppolonia
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial television (Poland)Channel 32
Satellite
Hot Bird 13C (Europe, Middle East, North Africa)11179 H / 27500 / 3/4 (SD / FTA)
Galaxy 19 (USA)11867 V / 22000 / 3/4 (SD / encrypted)
Optus D2 (Australia, New Zealand)12706 V / 22500 / 3/4 (SD / encrypted)
Cyfrowy Polsat (Poland)Channel 108
nc+ (Poland)Channel 17
Orange TV (Poland)Channel 17
Puma Media (Australia & New Zealand)Channel 128
Sky Italia (Italy)Channel 556
Cable
UPC PolandChannel 353
Vectra (Poland)Channel 119
Cogeco (Canada)Channel
Rogers Cable (Canada)Channel 889
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)Channel 671 (SD)
Comcast (USA)Channel slots vary by location
Comhem (Sweden)Channel 179
Kabel Deutschland (Germany)Channel 814 (SD)
Unitymedia (Germany)Channel 645 (SD)
NetCologne (Germany)Channel 481 (SD)
IPTV
FiOS TV (USA)Channel 1776
A1 TV (Austria)Channel 119 (SD)
Telekom Entertain (Germany)Channel 361 (SD)

Presenters

  • Monika Jóźwik (1994-2009)
  • Łukasz Kardas (TV presenter)|Łukasz Kardas (2011-)

Distribution

TVP Polonia is available in many countries around the world via cable or satellite. It is also transmitted unencrypted from various satellites.[2]

Broadcasting via Astra 19.2°E started in 2005, but was ceased on 31 December 2014 due to economic reasons.

References

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