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ORF III, sometimes called ORF 3 is an Austrian television channel owned by the Austrian national broadcaster, Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF). The channel launched on 26 October 2011 at 14:00 CEST, and replaced TW1 which closed the same day. [1]

ORF III
ORF III Logo Monochrom.svg
LaunchedOctober 26, 2011; 7 years ago (2011-10-26)
Owned byORF
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
CountryAustria, Italy (South Tyrol)
ReplacedTW1
Sister channel(s)ORF 1
ORF 2
ORF Sport +
Websitetv.orf.at/orf3
Availability
Terrestrial
DVB-T
(Austria)
Channel 5 (DVB-T MUX B)
Satellite
DVB-S2
ASTRA 1KR (Europe)
11.273 GHz H / 22000 (Cryptoworks & Irdeto 2)
DVB-S
ASTRA 1N (Europe)
12.633 GHz H / 22000 (BetaCrypt, Cryptoworks, Irdeto 2, Nagravision 3 & VideoGuard)
Cable
UPC AustriaChannel 112
IPTV
A1 TV (Austria)Channel 22 (SD) / Channel 322 (HD)

ORF III took over the frequencies on satellite and cable from TW1, which specialised in tourism and weather. ORF III also launched on digital terrestrial television in Austria. ORF III is currently not available to view via the Internet, it is clear, however, that podcasts from ORF III will be available online. ORF Sport Plus, the station that shared the frequency with TW1, moved to a new 24-hour slot.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schon eingestellt? Spartenkanäle ORF III und Sport+ gestartet - derstandard.at/1319181292790/On-air-Schon-eingestellt-Spartenkanaele-ORF-III-und-Sport-gestartet" (in German). Der Standard. October 26, 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2019.

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