BBC Two Northern Ireland

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Irish: BBC Thuaisceart Éireann a Dó) is the Northern Irish variation of BBC Two operated by BBC Northern Ireland. It is broadcast via digital terrestrial transmitters and from the SES Astra 2E satellite (transponder 48) at the 28.2° East orbital position.

BBC Two Northern Ireland
Broadcast areaNorthern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland
NetworkBBC Two
Programming
Language(s)English (Ulster English)
Irish
Ulster Scots
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerBBC Northern Ireland
Sister channelsBBC One Northern Ireland
History
Launched11 June 1966; 55 years ago (1966-06-11)
30 March 2001; 20 years ago (2001-03-30) (digital version)
ReplacedBBC Choice Northern Ireland (digital version)
Closed28 October 2006; 15 years ago (2006-10-28) (digital version)
Availability
Terrestrial
FreeviewChannel 2
Channel 102 (HD)
Cable
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 102 (HD)
Virgin Media (Ireland)Channel 109 (Horizon and older boxes)
Channel 709 (TV 360)
Satellite
FreesatChannel 102
Channel 969 (Rest of UK)
Sky (UK)Channel 102
Channel 953 (Rest of UK)
Sky (Ireland)Channel 142
IPTV
Eir VisionChannel 202

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