PT Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia
|Launched||August 24, 1989|
|Owned by||Media Nusantara Citra|
|Slogan||'Kebanggaan Bersama Milik Bangsa'
|Broadcast area||Free To Air/Cable/Satellite|
|Sister channel(s)||Global TV (2002-present)
|First Media||Channel 15|
|SICTV (Singapore)||Channel 35|
RCTI (Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia) is Indonesia's first privately owned television network and is based in West Jakarta. RCTI broadcasts Indonesian Idol as well as sinetron (soap operas), films, news and current affairs, reality shows and religious programs. Its news and current affairs programs include Seputar Indonesia (Around Indonesia) and Buletin Malam (Nightly Bulletin). Presenters include Putra Nababan, Ade Novit, Atika Suri, Desi Anwar, and Helmi Johannes.
RCTI had a broadcasting licences at January 1, 1987 in Jakarta with decoder. RCTI founded at August 21, 1987 in Jakarta and build in 10 hectares of land. At 13 November 1988, RCTI started the first experiment broadcasting, every 4 hours with decoder.
Begin from Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta, RCTI launched commercially at August 24, 1989 which covering Jakarta, at the time RCTI only limited available for costumer who had a decoder in Jakarta. Though RCTI is a local television, but RCTI's status is a pay television, not a local television. Though RCTI is a pay television, but RCTI aired a branded advertising. One year later, as August 24, 1990, RCTI expanded and broadcasting terrestial in Indonesia. When it first aired, RCTI only aired imported programs because the stock is very cheap than make an in-house program which the cost is very expensive.
Becuase everyday the costumer of RCTI's decoder is grow, then on August 24, 1990, RCTI dedicated to discharge a decoder. Then, consisted to RCTI's 1st anniversary, the government finally RCTI operated as terrestial television and free-to-air. And at the moment, PT Bimantara Citra Tbk founded SCTV as second private television when at the time as local television in Surabaya for relaying RCTI program in Surabaya. Finally in 1991, RCTI realize it after RCTI expanded to Bandung in May 1, 1991.
Consisted to the 4th anniversary, on August 24, 1993, RCTI started it nationwide. Aged to 11th anniversary, at August 24, 2000, RCTI officially changed a new logo describe a new appearence and a new spirit. Until 2001, RCTI has 47 transmission stations throughout Indonesia.
The flagship news program is Seputar Indonesia, which has morning, lunchtime, evening and late night editions. RCTI also broadcasts quiz shows, including the Indonesian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, which ran from 2001 to 2006. Cartoon shows include Doraemon and Crayon Shin-chan.
|Slogan||Start usage||End usage|
|Menghadirkan Pentas Dunia di Rumah Anda
(Brings the world to your home)
|Saluran Informasi & Hiburan
(The Information and Entertainment Channel)
|Kebanggaan Bersama Milik Bangsa
(Together's pride, owned by the nation)
- List of TV Stations in Indonesia
- Television in Indonesia
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- Media Nusantara Citra
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