Channel 5 (Thailand)

Channel 5 (Full Name : Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Station; also known as Thai TV5 or simply TV5) is a Thai free-to-air television network owned by the Royal Thai Army, launched on 25 January 1958.

Channel 5
Logo tv5.png
CountryThailand
Broadcast areaThailand
Cambodia
Myanmar
Laos
Malaysia
HeadquartersPhaya Thai, Bangkok, Thailand
Programming
Language(s)Thai
English
Picture format1080i HDTV
Ownership
OwnerRoyal Thai Army
Sister channels
History
Launched25 January 1958; 63 years ago (1958-01-25)
Former names HSATV Channel 7
(1958-1974)
Links
Websitetv5.co.th
Availability
Terrestrial
DigitalChannel 5 (HD) (TV5 MUX2)
Cable
TrueVisionsChannel 5 (HD)
Satellite
GMM ZChannel 5 (HD)
IPTV
TOT iptvChannel 5 (HD)

HistoryEdit

Launched on 25 January 1958, as HSATV Channel 7 and migrated from broadcasting in black-and-white to a colour television as Channel 5 in 1974. Channel 5 is the second oldest television station in Thailand, owned and operated by the Royal Thai Army.

Channel 5 completely ceased its analog broadcast on 21 June 2018 at 9:30am as part of its digital switchover.

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External linksEdit

  • Official Site