Launched 27 August 1997 (as ZDFinfokanal)
5 September 2011 (as ZDFinfo)
Owned by ZDF
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
720p (1080p (DVB-T2 only)) (HDTV)
Audience share 1.4% (July 2018 (2018-07), KEK)
Country Germany
Language German
Broadcast area Germany
Headquarters Mainz-Lerchenberg, Germany
Formerly called ZDF Infokanal
Sister channel(s) ZDF
Website info.zdf.de
DVB-T Various; region dependent
Astra 1H (19.2°E) 11953.50 H 77 27500 3/4 (DVB-S)
Astra 1L (19.2°E) 11347.00 H 10 22000 2/3 (HDTV DVB-S2)
Kabel Deutschland (Germany) Channel 560 (SD)
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland) Channel 72 (HD)
Telekom Entertain (Germany) Channel 93 (SD/HD)
A1 TV (Austria) Channel 41 (SD)
Streaming media
ZDF.de Watch live

ZDFinfo is a digital TV channel from ZDF. It was launched on 27 August 1997 as ZDFinfokanal.[1] It was renamed ZDFinfo on 5 September 2011.[2] On 1 May 2012, a high-definition simulcast of ZDFinfo (ZDFinfo HD) was launched via digital satellite.[3][4]


  1. "Zdfinfo | Tv Digital". Tvdigital.de. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. "ZDFinfo to launch on 5 September | News". Rapid TV News. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  3. "ZDFneo, 3sat, BR, NDR, SWR, WDR, Phoenix, KiKa starten HD Kanäle" [ZDFneo, 3sat, BR, NDR, SWR, WDR, Phoenix, KiKa launch HD channels]. kabel-internet-telefon.de (in German). 13 March 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
  4. "HDTV: Neue HD-Kanäle von ARD und ZDF ab 30. April 2012" [HDTV: New HD channels from ARD and ZDF after 30 April 2012]. T-online.de (in German). 20 January 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
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