List of television stations in Malaysia

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Television broadcasting in Malaysia is provided by Malaysian government and respective private broadcasting companies. Television channels are received through analogue or digital formats since most of Malaysians TV owners subscribe to pay TV service. Malaysian government is committed to provide digital television to every household in Malaysia by end-2016.

Television channels in Malaysia are available in High-definition or HD standards through pay TV service providers. Local TV stations are able to provide HD standards feed once the digitalisation of television broadcast system is done. Some local TV channels already are broadcasting shows in HD for special occasions since 2008. The first trial broadcasts of digital TV started in 2006 by Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM).

List of free-to-air television stations in Malaysia

Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM)

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
TV1 Analog/Digital 28 December 1963 (1963-12-28) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English
TV2 Analog/Digital 17 November 1969 (1969-11-17) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and Indian (Tamil and Hindustan)
TVi Digital 10 April 2011 (2011-04-10) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English , Iban (Bumiputera Sarawak) and Kadazandusun (Bumiputera Sabah)

RTM has been upgraded to HD in mid-2016, Update TV Commercial will be fully translated into advertisement language and fully Commercial Film.

Media Prima

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
TV3 Analog/Digital 1 June 1984 (1984-06-01) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, Indonesian and English
ntv7 Analog/Digital 7 April 1998 (1998-04-07) Nationwide 06:00-01:00 Malay, English and Chinese
8TV Analog/Digital 8 January 2004 (2004-01-08) Nationwide 06:00-01:45 English and Chinese
TV9 Analog/Digital 22 April 2006 (2006-04-22) Nationwide 06:00-00:00 Malay and Indonesian
  • Media Prima is Completely fully Launch DTTV Malaysia Soon (C50) and by May 2015.
  • Media Prima Is Going to Upgrade to HD By Mid year of 2016.
  • Starting 1st April, Media Prima introduced CJ Wow Shop.

Al Hijrah Media Corporation

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting Area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
TV Al-Hijrah Analog/Digital 7 December 2010 (2010-12-07) Nationwide 06:00-00:00 Malay and English

Selected Pay-TV will upgrade to HD in next year.

Pay television providers

Digital cable television

Satellite television


Internet Video Streaming

Other TV stations

Former or defunct channels and networks


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