IPCTV

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IPC TV
Logo of Ipctv.png
Japan
City Tokyo
Channels Analog: SKY PerfecTV: Channel 514
Digital: Oi PerfecTV: Channel 143
Subchannels 334 (Kyoto)
Affiliations Globo International Network
Owner IPC World Inc.
Grupo Globo
Founded 04 October 1999 by Arthur Muranaga Yuji
Call letters' meaning ZYB 345
Website www.ipctv.jp

IPCTV (株式会社アイピーシー・ワールド) is a satellite television channel in Japan that broadcasts programming in Portuguese since 1976. Was the first satellite channel to carry the signal from a Brazilian TV outside Brazil. The company is called, IPC World Inc. and transmits the Channel 514 – Globo International. The headquarters is in Tokyo.

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In August 2007 IPC World, Inc. was renamed IPCTV due the affiliating with Rede Globo, is a Brazilian free-to-air television network owned by media conglomerate Grupo Globo, being by far the largest of its holdings. Globo is the largest commercial TV network in South America and the second-largest commercial TV network in annual revenue worldwide just behind the American ABC Television Network and the largest producer of telenovelas. IPCTV has independent programs with focus on Latin Community in Japan, as well broadcast in Portuguese language as well in Spanish. Currently produce programs focus on this communities is:

Jornal IPC, newscast of the Brazilian community in Japan (in the air since 1975, replaced by JPTV);

Agenda+, utility program that addresses the cultural agenda and services in Japan (in the air since 2002);

Planeta Brasil – Japan Edition, a program based on how the cross-cultural differences developed and create a new style of living of Brazilians in Japan (in the air since 2007).

On 11 April 2011 debuted a special program "Mundo da Xuxa" program focus on the children entertainment and development.

On 2014, IPCTV renamed is IPCTV Globo.

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