Investigation Discovery Europe is a television channel available in several European nations. The ID channel features crime programming, including missing persons and murder inquiries, cold cases and historical crime, as well as documentaries on forensic investigations.
Investigation Discovery became available on cable television in the United States in January 2008. In Europe, the channel was first made available in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The channel launched in Poland, Romania, Hungary, and Greece in April 2009. This was followed by launches in Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, and Montenegro in May 2009. On 28 June 2009 the channel replaced nTalk on the Polish platform N. On 15 July it replaced TVN Lingua on Cyfra+.
Investigation Discovery had been broadcasting to Sweden since 2010, but was initially not widely available through major distributors. On 1 October 2014, it was added to the leading cable network Com Hem. It was added by satellite operator Canal Digital on 15 December. In January 2015, Discovery bought the terrestrial broadcasting license held by multicultural channel Kanal Global. That channel stopped broadcasting on 15 February 2015 and Investigation Discovery took over the license after that. The transaction was accepted by the Swedish Broadcasting Authority and the license is valid until 2020.
On 4 July 2011, Investigation Discovery replaced Discovery Travel & Living in the Netherlands and Flanders. An HD-simulcast started through Ziggo in the Netherlands on 8 February 2017.
In August 2009, ID. came to the Baltic states when it launched on the Latvian Lattelecom platform. In September 2009, it was announced that the channel would be added to RCS/RDS’s offerings
Its programming is mainly in English and locally subtitled or dubbed. In some countries, the advertisement and the announcements between programs are localized.
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