Television in North Korea
Television in North Korea is subject to the Central Committee of Radio and Television of DPRK.
Television in North Korea uses a PAL 576i analog signal transmission system and 4:3 screen resolution. The main signal transmission means it is terrestrial broadcasting, but Pyongyang has its own cable TV. Also, the three major television channels, Korean Central Television, Mansudae and Ryongnamsan, as of 2014, are available in a special app found in Samjiyon tablet computer.
As of August 15, 2015, there are four television channels in North Korea. All are state-owned.
Korean Central Television
This is the oldest television channel in North Korea, and it started regular broadcasting in 1963. As of 2015, it's the only North Korean TV channel having access to the Internet and satellite broadcasting; KCTV has its own channel on YouTube (closedown) and page on Facebook. Satellite broadcasting is done in HD-quality in 16:9 format
Mansudae Television broadcasts educational material with the occasional advert at weekends  to Pyongyang, and opened on December 1, 1973. The Mansudae TV Broadcasting Station broadcasts 3 hours (19:00–22:00) on Saturdays, and 9 hours (10:00–13:00, 16:00–22:00) on Sundays.
Ryongnamsan Television (formerly Kaesong Television from 1971 till 1997 and Korean Educational and Cultural Network from 1997 till 2012) is an educational channel.
Sport Television is the sport TV channel established on August 15, 2015 and is also the newest station to be opened.
Pyongyang TV Tower
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- List of North Korean television series
- Telecommunications in North Korea
- Media of North Korea
- Television in South Korea
- See also the special article written by Alexander Shin
Russian: Вопреки расхожему мнению, в Пхеньяне, по крайней мере, люди смотрят не один канал в рабочие дни и два - по выходным. В гостях, где мы были, есть кабельное ТВ и при нас каналов было четыре.</quote>
- KCTV launches HD satellite broadcasts — North Korea Tech
- Andray Abrahamian (17 June 2016). "Rise in advertising as North Korea embraces nascent consumerism". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
- 新たに放送開始、話題集める竜南山テレビ 学問専門番組、大学生に好評（朝鮮新報）
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