YTN (Yonhap Television News)
Cable and satellite
1995 (television); 2005 (DMB)
YTN ( KRX: 040300) is the world's first 24-hour Korean news channel. It was founded on September 14, 1993, and began broadcasting on March 1, 1995.
The channel's previous
slogans are "Yesterday, Today and Now" and "Your True Network", both of them being backronyms for the channel's name. The channel's three current slogans are "Always First", "Exclusive Tomorrow" and "Yes! Top News!". This channel also have sentence "Whenever and wherever there is news, we are there."
History [ edit ]
1993/09/14 YTN founded
1995/03/01 Began broadcasting
2000/04/08 Merged with Seoul Tower, constructing an integrated broadcast transmission tower
2004/03/01 Moved to YTN tower, next to the
Sungnyemun 2004/03 Launched "YTN INTERNATIONAL"
2008/01/31 KCC approved YTN FM Radio.
2008/04/01 YTN FM Radio began broadcasting in
Seoul city. (Callsign:HLQV-FM Frequency:FM 94.5 MHz.) 2011/04 Renamed from "YTN INTERNATIONAL" to "YTN WORLD"
2013/03/01 YTN FM Radio is carried on the HD2 channel of
KSWD (100.3 MHz) in Los Angeles, California, USA 2014/04 Moved to YTN Newsquare, DMC area
YTN services [ edit ]
YTN: 24-hour Korean news channel brings you complete international news stories, as well as sports, finance, weather and traffic.
YTN science: The first Korean science channel, provides a wide range of science information.
YTN Weather & Life: This channel delivers weather forecasts as well as up-to-date information on disasters and tips for a healthy lifestyle.
YTN News FM: Korea's only news radio station with the latest news, weather, traffic, plus some music.
YTN WORLD: Korean channel delivering real-time domestic and world news.
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