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A3 Network is a children's television channel which originated from Jetania. The channel is currently owned by a joint-venture between A3 ltd and DHX Media. The channel was first launched in Jetania on 4th April, 1997 as DIC Network, focusing on soley shows produced by DIC Entertainment. The channel was later expanded to other regions in 1999. The channel has had a (friendly) rivalry with Z Bop since 2003. Although the channel originally focused on airing a variety of programming from a variety of distributors, it has gradually began focusing on reruns of old programming.
From 2006 to 2017, the channel timeshared with Gangstar TV, and has timeshared with IntC since 2017. The Jetanie version of A3 Network airs everyday from 4:00a.m. to 8:00p.m., whilst IntC airs in Jetania from 8:00p.m. to 4:00a.m.
The A3 Network name first appeared onscreen on 14th April, 2003. The international channels rebranded to the A3 name during 2005. The channel was also originally commercial-free until it became supported with advertisments in September 2005, after the DIC Network name was entirely phased out.
A3 Network has aired in Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic and Slovakia since 1st September, 2003, where it replaced GameKids TV.
A3 Network broadcasts in the United Kingdom on Sky channel 600 and Freesat channel 610.