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Launched30 November 2005 as You Open Source
8 April 2006 as MTV Flux
Closed3 November 2009
Owned by51% Telecom Italia Media
49% Viacom
Picture format576i 4:3 SDTV
Replaced byCanalOne

QOOB was an Italian television channel owned by MTV Italy, launched in 2005 and permanently closed in 2009.


Was launched in November 2005 as Your Open Source on Telecom Italia Media analogue television frequencies.

Broadcasting indie music videos and user-generated content, on 8 April 2006 was renamed as Flux and later, on 30 November 2006, was again renamed as QOOB.

From 1 January 2009[1] to 9 February 2009, Telecom Italia Media has temporarily stopped broadcasting[2] and definitively closed on 3 November 2009.

A program called The QOOB Factory on MTV Brand New broadcast user-generated videos from QOOB website.

On 30 June 2011 QOOB was replaced by a new channel called CanalOne.


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