|Launched||7 September 1970|
|Owned by||Vietnam Television|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV) 16:9
1080i (HDTV) 16:9
Asia-Pacific (via satellite)
Worldwide (via Internet)
|Headquarters||VTV Tower, 43 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Ngoc Khanh, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi|
|Formerly called||TV Vietnam (1970-1977), Central TV1 (1977-1987)|
|Sister channel(s)||VTV2, VTV3 and VTV4|
|Analogue||Channel 9 (Hanoi)|
|Digital||Channel 1(45 UHF)(HD)|
|Channel 1 (26 and 51 UHF) (HD)|
Channel 1(HD)Channel 300(SD)
VTV1 is first channel of VTV lanuched 7 September 1970.
The station was formerly 24/7 general news, sports and entertainment channel until VTV3 launched in 1996 and when VTV1 became an all-news channel. It also features news in Vietnamese, formerly with English and French. Since 15 June 2011, the station become 24 hour news, affairs and general channel, the first of its kind in Vietnam.
- English language only use in Talk Vietnam