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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
TVP Polonia logo.svg
Launched24 October 1992; 26 years ago (1992-10-24) (trial)
31 March 1993; 26 years ago (1993-03-31) (regularly)
Owned byTelewizja Polska
Picture format4:3/16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Audience share2.64% (2019, Nielsen[1])
Broadcast areaInternational
Digital terrestrial television (Poland)Channel 32
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
Bell TV (Canada)Channel 711
Sky Italia (Italy)Channel 556
UPC PolandChannel 353
Vectra (Poland)Channel 119
Rogers Cable (Canada)Channel 889
Shaw Cable (Canada)Channel 196
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)Channel 671 (SD)
Cablevision (USA)Channel 282
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)
MTS (Canada)Channel 515
Optik TV (Canada)Channel 2951
FiOS TV (US)Channel 1776
A1 TV (Austria)Channel 119 (SD)
Telekom Entertain (Germany)Channel 361 (SD)
TVP Polonia reporter reporting on the Parsons Green bombing in September 2017.


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


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.


  1. ^ "TVP1 i Polsat liderem rynku telewizyjnego, TVP Info z największym wzrostem w czołówce (top 100 za 2019 rok)".
  2. ^ kingofsat. "Search Results for - KingOfSat".

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