Ho Chi Minh City Television

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Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV)
Type Broadcast television
Country Vietnam
Availability National
Headquarters Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Launch date
May 1, 1975
Picture format
480i (4:3 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Official website
www.htv.com.vn


HTV's headquarter in HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV) is the official television channel of Ho Chi Minh City. HTV broadcasts in three channels: entertainment & advertisement service and gameshow on HTV7, Kids channel programming on HTV3, information, propaganda-trend, official and analog-digital on HTV9, and HTV4. HTV also has several specific cable and digital television channels.

HTV is an administrative unit (not a company) under the administration of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee. All news and releases must go through censorship of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Communication. HTV is the largest local television broadcaster in Vietnam and second to VTC.

HTV replaced the old Vietnam Television (THVN) in Ho Chi Minh City after reunification of Vietnam.

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