TV Osaka

Television Osaka, Inc. (テレビ大阪株式会社, Terebi Ōsaka Kabushiki Gaisha, also referred to as TVO) is a TV station affiliated with TXN in Osaka, Japan. The mascot character is "Takoru-kun" (たこるくん).

JOBH-DTV
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Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Japan
ChannelsDigital: 18 (UHF)
Virtual: 7
Programming
Subchannels072
AffiliationsTXN
Ownership
OwnerTelevision Osaka, Inc.
History
FoundedJanuary 23, 1981
First air date
March 1, 1982
Former call signs
JOBH-TV (1982–2011)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
19 (UHF, 1982–2011)
Technical information
Licensing authority
MIC
ERP21kW
Translator(s)Taishi-Kanan, Osaka
Digital: Channel 21
Hirakata, Osaka Mino, Osaka
Digital: Channel 27
Ikeda, Osaka
Digital: Channel 28
Links
Websitewww.tv-osaka.co.jp (in Japanese)

HistoryEdit

Television Osaka, Inc. was founded in 1981 as part of the reorganization of Tokyo Channel 12 Ltd (now TV Tokyo). On March 1 the following year, TV Osaka started broadcasting as the first affiliate of the "Mega TON Network" (メガTONネットワーク, now TX Network) outside of Tokyo.

On December 1, 2003, TV Osaka adopted a new logo to reflect the digital era, when they commenced digital telecasts. Analog telecasts were terminated on July 24, 2011.

BroadcastingEdit

AnalogEdit

JOBH-TV – TV Osaka Analog (テレビ大阪アナログ)

  • Osaka (Mt. Ikoma) – Channel 19
Broadcast in central of Osaka Prefecture, southeast of Hyōgo Prefecture, parts of Kyoto and Nara Prefectures.
  • Hirakata – Channel 21
Broadcast in northeast of Osaka Prefecture, parts of Kyoto, Nara and Shiga Prefectures.

DigitalEdit

JOBH-DTV – TVO Osaka Digital Television (TVOおおさかデジタルテレビジョン)

  • Remote Controller ID 7
  • Osaka (Mt. Ikoma) – Channel 18
  • Hirakata – Channel 27
  • Minoo – Channel 27

OfficesEdit

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Coordinates: 34°41′26.2″N 135°31′15.6″E / 34.690611°N 135.521000°E / 34.690611; 135.521000