RTVC Sistema de Medios Públicos (abbreviation of Radio Televisión Nacional de Colombia, known by its acronym 'RTVC' ) is a public radio and television entity of Colombia, created by Decree 3525 of October 28, 2004, by dissolving Inravisión and its public production company Audiovisuales, under the government of President Álvaro Uribe Vélez.
|Founded||October 28, 2004|
|TV stations||Señal Colombia|
|Radio stations||Radio Nacional de Colombia|
|Headquarters||26–33 Carrera 45, Centro Administrativo Nacional, Teusaquillo, Bogotá|
|Owner||Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications|
|Álvaro García Jiménez, Manager|
Radio Televisión Nacional de Colombia
Señal Colombia Sistema de Medios Públicos
RTVC is a state entity, linked to the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications and its function is to produce, program and operate state radio and television services, such as Señal Colombia, Canal Institucional, Radio Nacional de Colombia and Radiónica. In addition, it manages a network of eight state channels with regional coverage.
With the refocusing of RTVC's administration, the entity launched the web stations Signal Classic and Signal Llanera. In addition, it has the Memoria Signal platform, whose programming is made up of the audiovisual archives of radio and television in Colombia, and RTVCPlay OTT Service, the free entertainment content platform. Currently RTVC also has RTVC Noticias, everyone's newscast, with information on Colombia and its regions in its own accent.
RTVC owns four free-to-air television stations (one of which is managed by private businesses) and two radio networks.
RTVC has 2 channels of national coverage.
RTVC is responsible for the operations of the 2 national channels, which have 97% of their coverage.
|Señal Colombia||Main general channel, with cultural, informative, children's, opinion, entertainment and sports programming.||February 9, 1970||Channel 11 (Analog signal)|
Channel 16.1 (TDT)
|Canal Institucional||Executive Institutional Channel, with information programming and national politics, sessions of the Senate and the House of Representatives are also broadcast.||February 2, 2004||Channel 9 (Analog signal)|
Channel 16.2 (TDT)
It is also responsible for the operations of the 2 regional channels, both broadcasting in departments of the country located in the regions of the Andes, the Llanos and the Amazon.
|Canal Trece||Regional channel of Andean culture, launched in 1998 as Teveandina.||September 1, 1998||13 (Analog signal)|
Channels 17.1 y 20.1 (TDT)
|Trece+||Regional channel of music and culture, it was broadcast as a test signal since 2016 as an alternate musical signal of Trece but later as RTVC Cinco, then as Trece 2 and finally as Trece +.||2017||Channel 17.2 (TDT)|
RTVC broadcasts 2 stations, on various frequencies nationwide. These, in turn, have 4 specialized thematic stations.
|Radio Nacional de Colombia||First broadcaster, generalist and cultural, provides informative and consultation content on culture, traditions, music, gastronomy, Colombian countryside, politics, economy, artists and others from the country's regions.||February 1, 1940||570 AM (Bogotá/El Rosal)
95.9 FM (Bogotá)
Channel 16.5 (TDT, audio)
|'Señal Clásica: Online station that broadcasts classical music, with programming based on the Signal Memory files.|
Exploremos: 'Online station with educational and musical content.
Señal Llanera: Online station that broadcasts llanera music.
|Radiónica||Second station, musical, its programming is focused on a youth audience based on rock and alternative music with occasional rotation of metal, electronic, pop, reggae, ska and hip hop.||October 15, 2005||99.1 FM
Channel 16.4 (TDT, audio)
|Radiónica +: Station dedicated to the dissemination of Colombian independent music.|
|Señal Memoria||Strategy for the safeguarding, promotion and circulation of the audiovisual and sound heritage of the RTVC public media system.|
|RTVCPlay||RTVC's online platform, with video on demand programming and online broadcasting by state radio and television stations.|
- SCSMP's Official site (in Spanish)
- SCSMP's Official site (in English)
- Radiónica's Official site (in Spanish)
- Señal Radio Colombia's Official site (in Spanish)
- Señal Colombia's Official site (in Spanish)
- Canal Institucional's Official site (in Spanish)