Television in Austria

Television in Austria was introduced in 1956. The country uses DVB-T for broadcasting. Analog television was completely shut down on June 7, 2011. Austrian television was monopolized by government-owned television stations until 1996. The first private television station in Austria is ATV.

List of channels




Affiliates of German TV Channels


Pay TV

Most-viewed channels

The channels with the largest viewing share in 2017 are:[1]

PositionChannelGroupShare of
total viewing (%)
1ORF 2ORF20.6
2ORF einsORF10.8
3RTLRTL Group4.7
4ProSiebenProSiebenSat.1 Media4.1
6Sat.1ProSiebenSat.1 Media3.9
7VOXRTL Group3.8
8Das ErsteARD3.1
9Puls 4ProSiebenSat.1 Media3.0
10ATVTele München Gruppe2.6

See also


  1. "Marktanteile Sender 2017" (in German). Arbeitsgemeinschaft TELETEST (AGTT). Retrieved 2018-07-15.
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