Television in Austria

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Regent Automatic (Philips Austria; Heimatmuseum, Austria)

Television in Austria was introduced in 1955. The country uses DVB-T for broadcasting. Analog television was completely shut down on 7 June 2011. Austrian television was monopolised by public broadcasting television stations until 1997. The first private television station in Austria was ATV.

List of channels[edit]




Austrian versions of German TV Channels[edit]


Pay TV[edit]

Most-viewed channels[edit]

The channels with the largest viewing share in 2023 are:[1]

Position Channel Group Share of
total viewing (%)
1 ORF 2 ORF 21.0
2 ORF 1 ORF 9.5
3 ZDF ZDF 4.6
4 ServusTV Red Bull Media House 4.3
5 Vox RTL Group 3.5
6 RTL RTL Group 3.3
7 Das Erste ARD 3.2
8 ATV ProSiebenSat.1 Media 2.8
9 Puls 4 ProSiebenSat.1 Media 2.6
Sat.1 ProSiebenSat.1 Media 2.6

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Arbeitsgemeinschaft TELETEST (AGTT) - Marktanteil jährlich" (in German). Arbeitsgemeinschaft Teletest. Retrieved 2024-01-03.