In September 1997, the principal National Geographic Channels were launched in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Australia. In July 1998, National Geographic Channel Asia was propelled in association and dispersion with STAR TV (before supplanting NBC Asia Channel; the equivalent occurred after NBC Europe’s downfall in 1998). Today, the direct is accessible in more than 143 nations, found in excess of 160 million homes and in 25 dialects.
Being the primary nation in Latin America to get the channel, communicates from Brazil began substituting the free channel Superstation channel on November 1, 2000, discharged by FOX Latin American Channels. According to individuals associated with the channel, it was first propelled in the nation because of the business achievement of the magazine National Geographic.
In the United States, the National Geographic Channel propelled on January 12, 2001, is a joint endeavor of National Geographic Television and Film and Fox Cable Networks. National Geographic gives programming skill and the Fox Networks Group gives its aptitude on circulation, promoting, and publicizing deals. Around the same time, a Latin American adaptation of the channel was discharged.
In Canada, the channel National Geographic (Canada) is possessed by Corus Entertainment and National Geographic Channel U.S., while the European renditions are worked in association with Fox’s sister organization, Sky plc, which had been halfway sold to Fox in 2007. This incorporates an English-dialect adaptation for the UK, Iceland, and the Republic of Ireland, or, in other words, Sky, Virgin Media and TalkTalk TV in the UK, Sky, Virgin Media, Magnet Networks, SCTV in the Republic of Ireland and Skjarin in Iceland.
In Australia, National Geographic Channel is conveyed by Foxtel, Optus, Austar, Neighborhood Cable, TransTV, and SelecTV. The Australian variant incorporates Australian visitor moderators of limited time material and to present certain projects, arrangement and specials. In New Zealand, National Geographic Channel is communicated on SKY Network Television and TelstraClear InHomeTV.