YTN

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YTN (Yonhap Television News)
Type Cable and satellite television, IPTV
Country South Korea
Availability National
International
Owner YTN Group
Launch date
1995 (television); 2005 (DMB)
Official website
http://ytn.co.kr

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]

YTN NEWSQUARE
  • 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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