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Biwako Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (BBC) (びわ湖放送株式会社 Biwako Hōsō Kabushiki-gaisha, lit. Lake Biwa Broadcasting) is a fee-free commercial terrestrial television station serving Shiga Prefecture of Japan.
It is a member of the Japanese Association of Independent Television Stations (JAITS). Popular name Independent UHF Station (UHF).
- The head office - 16-1, Tsurunosato, Ōtsu, Shiga Prefecture
- Hikone office - K1 Building, 1-3-1, Kyomachi, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture
- Tokyo office - Nippon Animation Bildg., 7-10-11, Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo
- Osaka office - Chiyoda Bildg., 2-5-8, Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka
- May 22, 1971 - Biwako Broadcasting Co., Ltd. is founded.
- April 1, 1972 - BBC starts to broadcast.
- October 1, 2006 - BBC starts digital TV broadcasting.
- July 24, 2011 - BBC ends analog TV broadcasting
- Analog - JOBL-TV (as of 7/24/11 end date)
- Otsu (Mt. Usa) - Channel 30
- Hikone - Channel 56
- Kōsei - Channel 53
- and more
- Digital - JOBL-DTV
- Remote controller ID: 3
- Otsu (Mt. Usa) - Channel 20
- Hikone - Channel 29
- Kōsei - Channel 29
- Otsu Ishiyama - Channel 20
- Otsu Fujio - Channel 20
- Yōkaichi - Channel 48
- Kōka Ohara - Channel 29
- Otsu Yamanaka - Channel 20
- Shigaraki - Channel 52
- Takatsuki Takano - Channel 45
- News CATCH (ニュースCATCH Nyūsu Kyatchi) - News
- Kirarin Shiga (キラりん滋賀) - Information variety show
- Kurashi safety (くらしsafety Kurashi Sefuti) - Disaster measures information
- Biwako Company (びわ湖カンパニー Biwako Kanpani) - Regional variety show
- Shiga Economy NOW (滋賀経済NOW Shiga Keizai NOW) - Economic news
- and more