CH7 was formerly known as Channel 7 Color (another one was Channel 7 B&W, now Channel 5). It was managed by Royal Thai Army and broadcasts from Bangkok. This broadcast area was only limited to Bangkok Metropolitan Area only.
Channel 7 was launched started television broadcasting first airdate on Monday, 27 November 1967 at 18:30 local time tonight officially launched by the then prime minister and military dictator Thanom Kittikachorn. It was originally planned for a nationwide expansion and started broadcasting nationwide since 1973.