|Owned by||China Central Television|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Formerly called||Peking Television Channel 2 (1973-1978)|
China Central Television Program 2 (1978-1992)
China Central Television Economic and Comprehersion Channel (1993-2000)
China Central Television Economic, Life and Service Channel (2000-2003)
China Central Television Economy Channel (2003-2009)
|Digital terrestrial television||Channel 2 (SD)|
Channel 502 (HD)
|Chinasat 6A||3740 V 27500 FEC 3/4 (encrypted by VideoGuard) |
|Chinasat 6A||4080 H 27500 FEC 3/4 |
|Chinasat 6A||4130 V 14800 FEC 3/4 (encrypted by VideoGuard) |
|Chinasat 6B||3840 H 27500 FEC 3/4 |
|CATV China||Channel 2|
CCTV-2 was launched in 1973 as China's first color TV network and broadcast primarily educational programmes.
In 1983, CCTV-2 shifted its programming to broadcast sports events, agricultural programmes, variety shows and reruns of CCTV-1 productions. It also aired TV series from other countries.
In 2000, the channel was rebranded as "CCTV Economic Life and Service Channel".
Programs broadcast on CCTV-2 are mainly about:
- Secret Homage to Hero
- Geeker Go
- We Are Young
- Is It True?
- Shi Zhan Shang Xue Yuan