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Encyclopedia > Kunskapskanalen
Kunskapskanalen
Launched September 27, 2004
Owned by Sveriges Utbildningsradio
Sveriges Television
Audience share ~0.4% (Aug '07, [1])
Country Flag of Sweden Sweden
Website http://www.kunskapskanalen.se/
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial Channel 98
Satellite
Canal Digital
Viasat Channel 39
Cable
Com Hem Analogue
Channel 153
Canal Digital
Tele2Vision
IPTV over ADSL
Canal Digital
FastTV
Telia Digital-tv
Viasat

Kunskapskanalen (in literal translation: the Knowledge channel) is a Swedish language television channel broadcasting educational and factual programming between 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. all days of the week. The channel is operated by Sveriges Television (SVT) and Sveriges Utbildningsradio (UR) and is broadcasted by satellite, cable and digital terrestrial television to Sweden as well as by cable to parts of Finland and terrestrially on Åland. Because Denmark and Sweden borders so close at the Øresund Strait, the channel can also be received over DVB-T in Copenhagen. Sveriges Utbildningsradio (UR) — the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company — is a public-service corporation dedicated to serving the needs of the Swedish general public by providing educational programming on radio and television. ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Digital terrestrial television was launched in Sweden in 1999. ... Canal Digital is a Scandinavian television distributor that was founded in March 1997 as a joint venture between the French pay-TV company Canal+ and the Norwegian state-telecommunications operator Telenor. ... Viasat is a DBS distributor and TV broadcaster, owned by the Swedish media conglomerate Modern Times Group. ... Com Hem AB of Sweden, supplies triple play services that include cable tv, digital television, broadband, telephony and recently HDTV. Founded in 1983 as Televerket Kabel-TV as part of the former state-owned Televerket, the company has been successively named Svenska Kabel-TV AB and Telia InfoMedia TeleVision AB... Canal Digital is a Scandinavian television distributor that was founded in March 1997 as a joint venture between the French pay-TV company Canal+ and the Norwegian state-telecommunications operator Telenor. ... Tele2Vision (known as KabelVision before 2004) is a Swedish cable television distributor owned by Tele2. ... This article is about internet protocol television. ... Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) is a form of DSL, a data communications technology that enables faster data transmission over copper telephone lines than a conventional modem can provide. ... Canal Digital is a Scandinavian television distributor that was founded in March 1997 as a joint venture between the French pay-TV company Canal+ and the Norwegian state-telecommunications operator Telenor. ... Telia Digital-tv is an IPTV distribution platform in Sweden owned by TeliaSonera. ... Viasat is a DBS distributor and TV broadcaster, owned by the Swedish media conglomerate Modern Times Group. ... Swedish ( ) is a North Germanic language (also called Scandinavian languages) spoken predominantly in Sweden and in parts of Finland, especially along the coast and on the Ã…land islands, by more than nine million people. ... This article is about a television transmitting location or company. ... A television program (US), television programme (UK) or simply television show is a segment of programming in television broadcasting. ... Sveriges Television (SVT) is a national publicly-funded television broadcaster based in Sweden. ... Sveriges Utbildningsradio (UR) — the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company — is a public-service corporation dedicated to serving the needs of the Swedish general public by providing educational programming on radio and television. ... Satellite television is television delivered by way of communications satellites, as compared to conventional terrestrial television and cable television. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV or DTT) is an implementation of digital technology to provide a greater number of channels and/or better quality of picture and sound using aerial broadcasts to a conventional antenna (or aerial) instead of a satellite dish or cable connection. ... “Aland” redirects here. ... Denmark (red) / south Sweden (yellow), connected with the Oresund Bridge. ... For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ...


The channel was officially opened on September 27, 2004 and did initially only broadcast between Sundays and Thursdays. Transmissions on Fridays and Saturdays started in January 2006. On weekdays, UR did broadcast between 6-7:30 and 9:30-11 and SVT between 7:30-9:30. On weekends UR started at 6, handing over to SVT at 9. UR use in-vision presenters for their programmes until January 2007, when in-vision continuity was abolished at UR. During the night a simple caption is broadcast. The channel shares space with Barnkanalen, which broadcast in the day-time. is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A television presenter is a British term for a person who introduces or hosts television programmes. ... Barnkanalen (the Children Channel) is a channel from Sveriges Television dedicated to childrens programming. ...


On September 1, 2007, the channel got new broadcasting hours. Barnkanalen took over the 6-7 slot, while Kunskapskanalen extended its broadcasting time to 1 a.m.


The channel logo has been present since the start and is inspired by the Oscar Reutersvärd impossible figures. The Stockholm-born artist Oscar Reutersvärd (1915–2002), the father of the impossible figure, pioneered the art of impossible objects. ...


Counterparts could be said to be BBC Four in the UK, SBS in Australia, PBS in USA, 3sat in Great Germany, Nederland 4 in Netherland, France 5 in France, 2: in Portugal or YLE Teema in Finland. For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 4. ... SBS may refer to: Broadcasting: SBS Broadcasting Group, originally Scandinavian, now also operating in various other European countries Special Broadcasting Service, an Australian multilingual and multicultural radio and television service Seoul Broadcasting System, a South Korean television network Shizuoka Broadcasting System, a Japanese radio and TV broadcasting station in Shizuoka... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... 3sats logo 3sat is the name of a public, advertising-free, television network in Central Europe. ... YLE (Yleisradio in Finnish, Rundradion in Swedish), Finlands National Broadcasting Company, was founded in 1926. ...


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External link

  • Official site (Swedish)

 
 

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