One Channel is a Greek free-to-air television channel broadcasting from Piraeus.
The channel was only available online but is an official holder of a TV Licence and it is expected to start broadcasting digitally on 11 November 2019.
On 2 September 2016, Vangelis Marinakis owner of Alter Ego Media won one of the four national television licenses auctioned in Greece after spending EUR 73.8m in a highly unusual competitive bidding process. The Alter Ego Media, on 29 September patent the name and the logo of the network. After the auction was canceled, the network lost its licence and didn't launch.
Alter Ego didn't participate in the second auction for the seven television licenses (2017–2018), because the company had recently bought Lambrakis Press Group on 31 May 2017, which owned 22% of the shares of Mega Channel. On 18 October 2018, tried to buy one of the last two remained TV licenses for 3,5m €.
Due to the elections that took place in the country, the network wanted to cover the event. The channel took a temporary licence on 10 June. By the end of August, One Channel started producing network programming with the addition of well-known greek journalists.
The first broadcast of the channel was on 17 April 2019, via the news site In.gr, initially for the coverage of the presentation of Giannis Moralis, candidate for mayor of Piraeus. The first official broadcast was on 2 May, via its official site and on 23 May started broadcasting via satellite and IPTV on Nova and Cosmote TV.