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VIER
VIER
VIER Logo 2018.svg
Launched1 February 1995
(original launch; as VT4)
17 september 2012
(relaunch; as VIER)
Owned bySBS Belgium
Picture format625 Lines PAL (analogue)
576i SDTV (digital)
1080i HDTV (digital)
Audience share7.54% (2008, [1])
CountryBelgium
LanguageDutch
Formerly calledVT4 (1995 - 2012)
WebsiteVIER.be
Availability
Satellite
TV Vlaanderen DigitaalChannel 4
Astra 1L 19.2° east12670V, 22.0, 5/6
Cable
Telenet Digital TV (Flanders)Channel 3 (HD)
Channel 95
Telenet Digital TV (Brussels)Channel 102 (HD)
Channel 1V95
TelenetRefer to local listings at zenders.be
Voo (Brussels)Channel 74
IPTV
Belgacom TV (Flanders)Channel 4
Channel 34 (HD)
Belgacom TV (Brussels)Channel 34 (HD)
Channel 53
Belgacom TV (Wallonia)Channel 34 (HD)
Channel 223
Streaming media
Yelo TVWatch Live (HD)
TV OveralWatch Live (HD)

VIER ("four") is a Belgian-Flemish commercial television channel. It is part of SBS Belgium and production company Woestijnvis.

As of 2010, the channel has a market share of more than 7%.[]

The owners of 4 also own and operate sister stations VIJF (formerly VIJFtv) and ZES. Broadcast entertainment, series, cartoons, movies, sports programmings.

History

The channel began broadcasting on 1 February 1995 under the name VT4. The channel initially had no Belgian broadcasting license and was transmitted via London (actually from Arqiva's transmission station at Brookmans Park in Hertfordshire).

Today, VIER broadcasts legally from Zaventem in Belgium. It is available on the cable network in Brussels as well as in Flanders. It's also available throughout Belgium on the IPTV network of Belgacom, who offers triple play everywhere in Belgium where VDSL is available.

HD broadcast

VT4 HD logo

VT4 HD was launched as a temporary high-definition channel on June 7, 2008 to coincide with the kick-off of Euro 2008. It was merely a simulcast of VT4's schedule, but the Euro 2008 matches and all related talk shows were broadcast in HD. VT4 HD was available exclusively to Telenet Digital TV subscribers and was shut down on June 29, 2008.

On September 1, 2012 VT4 HD, along with sister channel VijfTV HD, launched as a HD simulcast. The channel was made available to Belgacom TV subscribers. On September 17, the day of the relaunch, both VIER HD and VIJF HD were made available for Telenet Digital TV subscribers.

Programming

Video on demand

C-More was the VOD service of SBS Belgium. The name and logo are the result of the C More Entertainment group which delivers pay-TV, C More Entertainment was a part of the SBS Broadcasting Group which was bought by the ProSiebenSat.1 Media group which sold it to TV4 Gruppen. After the relaunch of the channel the service has been renamed to MEER (MORE). The service is available through Telenet Digital TV & Belgacom TV and is available on its own website MEER.be.

References

  1. ^ "Marktaandelen van de belangrijkste Vlaamse tv-netten in 2008" (PDF). Var.

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