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List of television stations in Malaysia

Television broadcasting in Malaysia is provided by Malaysian government and respective private broadcasting companies. Television channels are received through analogue or digital formats since most of Malaysians TV owners subscribe to pay TV service. Malaysian government is committed to provide digital television to every household in Malaysia by end-2016.

Television channels in Malaysia are available in High-definition or HD standards through pay TV service providers. Local TV stations are able to provide HD standards feed once the digitalisation of television broadcast system is done. Some local TV channels already are broadcasting shows in HD for special occasions since 2008. The first trial broadcasts of digital TV started in 2006 by Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM).


List of free-to-air television stations in MalaysiaEdit

Radio Televisyen MalaysiaEdit

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
TV1 Analog/Digital 28 December 1963 (1963-12-28) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English
TV2 Analog/Digital 17 November 1969 (1969-11-17) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Indian (Tamil and Hindi), Korean and Turkish
TV Okey Digital 21 March 2018 (2018-03-21) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English , Iban (Bumiputera Sarawak) and Kadazandusun (Bumiputera Sabah)
RTM HD Sports Digital test broadcast Nationwide 24/7 Malay, English

Media PrimaEdit

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
TV3 Analog/Digital 1 June 1984 (1984-06-01) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, Indonesian, Tagalog, English, Chinese and Hindi
NTV7 Analog/Digital 7 April 1998 (1998-04-07) Nationwide 06:00-01:00 English, Malay, Chinese, Turkish and Korean
8TV Analog/Digital 8 January 2004 (2004-01-08) Nationwide 06:00-01:45 Chinese, Thai and Korean
TV9 Analog/Digital 22 April 2006 (2006-04-22) Nationwide 06:00-01:00 Malay, English and Indonesian

Alhijrah Media CorporationEdit

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
TV Alhijrah Analog/Digital 7 December 2010 (2010-12-07) Nationwide 24/7 Malay, Arabic and English

Pertubuhan Berita Nasional MalaysiaEdit

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting Area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
Bernama News Channel Digital 28 February 2008 (2008-02-28) Nationwide 24/7 Malay and English

Online Dynamics (M) Sdn. Bhd.Edit

Name Availability Launch date Broadcasting Area Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Languages
Channel W Digital 3 January 2018 (2018-01-03) Nationwide 24/7 Malay and English

Pay television providersEdit

Satellite televisionEdit


Other television stationsEdit

Former or defunct channels and networksEdit

  • Former Astro channels (by timeline).
  • Former Unifi TV channels
  • Other pay television providers
    • Mega TV, ceased transmission on 1 October 2001.
    • eTV, ceased transmission on 29 February 2016.
    • ABNXcess, ceased transmission in 2016.
  • TV channels
    • MetroVision Channel 8, ceased broadcasting on 1 November 1999. Replaced with 8TV on 8 January 2004.
    • Channel 9, ceased broadcasting on 1 February 2005. Replaced with TV9 on 22 April 2006.
    • TV5, originally launched in April 2017 to replace TVi. However, the channel suddenly ceased its operation in less than a month. TVi returned to its broadcast in the same month.
    • TV Pendidikan, removed in 2006. Later moved to TV9 and ceased its broadcast in 2008. Replaced by EDUWEBTV.
    • WBC, closed down since October 2012 due to financial problems.[1]
    • Hao Xiang Shopping Channel ceased broadcasting on Unifi TV on 1 July 2017 for a rebranding of this channel.[2]
    • TVi ceased its broadcast and replaced by a new channel called TV Okey on 21 March 2018.[3]


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