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Phoenix (stylised as phoenıx, pronounced [ˈføːnɪks]) is a German free-to-air television channel which is operated jointly by public-service broadcasters ARD and ZDF. It broadcasts documentaries, news, special events coverage and discussion programmes. Phoenix's headquarters are in Bonn, the former West German capital.
|Broadcast area||Germany, Austria, Switzerland|
|Picture format||1080p HDTV|
(downscaled to 720p for the DTT and Cable feed)
|Owner||ARD and ZDF|
|Launched||7 April 1997; 26 years ago (1997-04-07)|
|Digital terrestrial television||Varies within locations|
On November 15th 2022, Phoenix closed its SDTV feed across its cable and satellite feeds, but the SD feed can still be received via an antenna.