VTV4 is a Vietnamese state-owned pay television network, serving as the international broadcaster of Vietnam Television. Launched in January 7, 1998, it offers a best-of package of programming from the three domestic channels (VTV2 and VTV3) to the Vietnamese diaspora worldwide.

VTV4
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CountryVietnam
Broadcast areaInternational
Vietnam
SloganBring Vietnamese value to all five continents (Vietnamese: Mang giá trị Việt ra khắp năm châu)
Programming
Language(s)Vietnamese (most programmes)
English (some programmes)
French (news programme)
Chinese (news programme)
Russian (news programme)
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerVietnam Television
Sister channelsVTV1, VTV2, VTV3, VTV5, VTV6, VTV7, VTV8 and VTV9
History
LaunchedJanuary 1, 1998; 22 years ago (1998-01-01)
Links
Websitehttps://vtv4.vtv.vn
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue televisionChannel 2 VHF (Hanoi)
Satellite
K Plus (Vietnam)Channel 9
Cignal (Philippines)Channel 179

From 1 April 2018, VTV4 ceased broadcasting on satellite around the world (except Vinasat-1).[1]

Broadcast hoursEdit

  • September 7, 1970 - April 29, 1975: 6:00 PM – 0:00 AM (Vietnam Time)
  • April 30, 1975 - July 1, 1976: 11:30 AM – 1:00 AM (Vietnam Time) (Monday-Friday) 8:00 AM – 1:00 AM (Saturday and Sunday) (Vietnam Time
  • July 2, 1976 - December 31, 1989: 8:00 AM – 4:00 AM (Vietnam Time)
  • January 1, 1990 - December 31, 1994: 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM - 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Vietnam Time) (Private 1990 FIFA World Cup and 1994 FIFA World Cup broadcast to 8:00 AM (Vietnam Time)
  • January 1, 1995 - March 31, 1998 - 12:00 AM – 0:00 AM (Vietnam Time)
  • April 1, 1998 - December 31, 1999 - 10:00 AM – 6:00 AM (Vietnam Time)
  • January 1, 2000 - February 11, 2002 - 8:00 AM – 4:00 AM (Vietnam Time)
  • February 12, 2002 - April 20, 2009: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • April 20, 2009: 24 hours on 7 days

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ VTV, BAO DIEN TU (2018-03-31). "Từ hôm nay (31/3), chính thức ngừng phát sóng vệ tinh nước ngoài kênh VTV4". BAO DIEN TU VTV (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2018-04-01.