TV1 (Malaysia)

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Launched 28 December 1963
Network RTM
Owned by Radio Televisyen Malaysia
Picture format PAL (576i)
Audience share 5% (Sept 2012[1], )
Slogan Mewarnaimu (Colours You)
Country Malaysia
Broadcast area Nationwide
Headquarters Angkasapuri, Kuala Lumpur
Formerly called TV Malaysia
Rangkaian Pertama
(1978-1990, 2006-2009)
Sister channel(s) TV2
VHF Channel 5[2]
UHF Channel 46[2]
Digital 658MHz, SID 1
Astro Channel 101
Channel 136 (HD) (Coming on this HD Channnel will be broadcast in Malaysia via Astro using Channel 136 will be Launching transmission in Malaysia via Astro in HD on 30 April 2014 at 0000MYT)
Kristal-Astro (Brunei) Channel 103
Starhub TV (Singapore) Channel 118
ABNXcess (Malaysia) Channel 101
UniFi Channel 101 (HD)
SingTel Mio TV (Singapore) Channel 611/11(HD) (Coming soon on this RTM Channel will be Broadcast in Singapore via SingTel Mio TV using Channel 611/11 in HD will be Launching Transmission in Singapore via SingTel Mio TV on 1 May 2014 at 0000SST it's part of Free to air)

TV1 is a Malaysian public television channel owned and operated by Radio Televisyen Malaysia. Launched on 28 December 1963, TV1 is the first and oldest TV station in Malaysia. Currently, TV1 broadcasts 24 hours a day from August 21, 2012 onwards.

Between 1972 and 1994, TV1 shared time with TV Pendidikan (Education TV) in the daytime on weekdays, this was cancelled after TV1 introduced daytime transmissions in 1994. TV2 continued the TV Pendidikan until 1999.

TV1 broadcasts on VHF channel 5 and UHF channel 46 in Kuala Lumpur, but only the UHF signal could receive in the suburbs.


TV1 began as TV Malaysia on 28 December 1963. Singapore already had its own television station ten months earlier. It was part of TV Malaysia and acts as a sister channel to TV1. The two networks separated after Singapore left the federation two years later.

TV1 started broadcasting in color since 1978 in Peninsular Malaysia and 1980 in Sabah and Sarawak.

On 1 February 1990, the channel was renamed TV1. The name was reverted to RTM1 in 2006, then reverted to TV1 in 2009. The slogan 'Saluran Informasi was introduced in 2009 and later on February 1, 2013, the current slogan, Mewarnaimu was introduced as part of TV1's revamp in their idents.

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