Nat Geo Wild has been issued with a licence from Ofcom for its new Nat Geo Wild channel. The new channel will launch on March 1 and will be available in around 12 million households in Europe, Israel and South Africa, replacing Adventure 1. Nat Geo Wild is perceived as Nat Geo’s answer to Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet.

Animal Planet (English audio), Discovery Channel HD (English audio) and Discovery channel (Turkish) all FTA Turksat 2A, 42east, 11966mhz Hor SR 12500 FEC 5/6

After 2 months they have now encrypted Animal Planet in Videoguard