Disney Channel, originally established as a cable channel in the United States, has expanded worldwide. Countries using English Language are South Africa, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East, Scandinavia, Baltic states, United Kingdom, Ireland, Caribbean and sometimes The Netherlands and Flanders.
Disney Channel South Africa is available in Southern Africa. It was launched on December 1, 2000. The channel is available in South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Disney Channel Ghana and Nigeria is available in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
Disney Channel Asia is broadcast in the Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Disney Channel does not have a channel in China. However many of its live-action and animated series are syndicated on regional channels through ABC owned Dragon Club since 1994.
Disney Channel launched on September 9, 2009 and