BabyTV is a television channel for babies, toddlers, and parents, owned by Fox Networks Group, a subsidiary of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, ultimately owned by The Walt Disney Company. Launched in 2003, BabyTV is distributed in over 100 countries, broadcasting in 18 languages (as of 2013). Unlike most Disney-owned services, this channel does not broadcast television commercials.
|Launched||4 December 2003|
|Owned by||Fox Networks Group|
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International)
|Picture format||480i/576i (SDTV)|
and 1080i (HDTV)
|Slogan||It's Their Choice|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|DirecTV (U.S.)||Channel 425|
|DigitAlb (Albania)||Channel 14|
|Good TV (Thailand)||Channel 66 (HD)|
|My TV (South Africa)||Channel 6|
|Dolce (Romania)||Channel 155|
|D-Smart (Turkey)||Channel 123|
|Meo TV (Portugal)||Channel 44|
|Directv (South America)||Channel 999 and 201|
|SKY México (Mexico, Central America and Caribbean)||Channel 324|
|UPC (Austria)||Channel 406|
|Telefonica (Colombia)||Channel 309|
|UNE (Colombia)||Channel 128|
|Dish Network (Mexico)||Channel 315 (Spanish)|
|OTE TV (Greece)||Channel 505|
|DishTV (India)||Channel 983 (SD) |
Channel 982 (HD)
|MNC Vision (Indonesia)||Channel 40|
|Transvision (Indonesia)||Channel 228|
|Nexmedia (Indonesia)||Channel 114|
|Tata Sky (India)||Channel 677 (SD) |
Channel 676 (HD)
|yes (Israel)||Channel 81|
|OSN (Middle East|
& North Africa)
(Middle East & North Africa)
|Channel 104 (HD)|
|D2H (India)||Channel 515|
|Astro (Malaysia)||Channel 618|
|Dish Home (Nepal)||Channel 806|
|Dish Network (U.S.)||Channel 824 (SD/HD English)|
Channel 9940 (Mandarin)
|SkyCable (Philippines)||Channel 122 (Digital)|
|Destiny Cable (Philippines)||Channel 122 (Digital)|
|Parasat Cable TV (Philippines)||Channel 104|
|Virgin Media||Channel 703|
|Cable TV Hong Kong||Channel 516|
|Naxoo (Switzerland)||Channel 125|
|Cytavision (Cyprus)||Channel 28|
|Unitymedia (Germany)||Channel 250|
|Rogers Cable (Canada)||Channel 232|
|Ziggo (Netherlands)||Channel 310|
|Kabel Deutschland (Germany)||Channel 845|
|UPC Romania||Channel 509|
|Smallworld Cable (UK)||Channel 640|
|MELITA Cable (Malta)||Channel 459|
|GO Digital Multiplus (Malta)||Channel 404|
|Cablelink (Philippines)||Channel 211|
|In Digital (India)||Channel 874 (HD) (English Feed Only)|
|HOT (Israel)||Channel 75|
|now TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 448|
|World On Demand (Japan)||Channel 502|
|Fetch TV (Australia)||Channel 150|
|Belgacom (Belgium)||Channel French 140, Dutch 130|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 244( HD)|
Channel 245 (Baby TV on Demand)
|AT&T U-verse (U.S.)||Channel 330|
|PEO TV (Sri Lanka)||Channel 63|
|PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)||Channel 50|
|Vodafone (Portugal)||Channel 56|
|CHT MOD (Taiwan)||Channel 100|
|Unifi TV (Malaysia)||Channel 968 (old) |
Channel 562 (new)
|Sling TV||Internet Protocol television|
BabyTV's original program library, which is developed in-house in co-operation with childhood development experts and content experts is built around nine developmental themes, which cover all early learning skill and developmental milestones for toddlers.
The nine categories, include the following. They are:
BabyTV's video on demand service features edited segments of BabyTV programming, categorized into their nine developmental themes, in hundreds of half hour segments and is available in languages including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin and Turkish. The on-demand channel is available on Singtel TV. It will be launched to StarHub TV in Singapore and other pay TV providers in Asia in the future.
BabyTV has introduced a DVD offering. "My First Years Library" is a library that covers early learning skills and developmental milestones that children encounter in their first years. BabyTV's DVD collection features segments of BabyTV content and includes some of the channel's leading characters, such as Pitch & Potch.
RR Media provides playout and uplink services to the BabyTV channel. Languages are encrypted and uplinked via Hotbird 6, Measat 3a and Galaxy 23.
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