- Corporate Overview
- Basic Facts About NHK
Basic Facts About NHK
|Name||Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK)
※ English : Japan Broadcasting Corporation
|Headquarters||NHK Broadcasting Center
2-2-1 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8001, Japan
|Foundation|| June 1, 1950 (Date of re-establishment of NHK as Japan’s public broadcaster)
- NHK’s predecessor, Tokyo Broadcasting Station, broadcast its first radio program in March 1925.
- NHK was founded in 1926 through the merger of three broadcasting stations, including Tokyo Broadcasting Station. NHK was later re-established as a public broadcaster under the terms of the Broadcast Law.
Two terrestrial TV channels: General TV and Educational TV
Four satellite TV channels: BS 1, BS Premium, BS4K and BS8K
Three radio channels: Radio 1, Radio 2 and FM
NHK WORLD-JAPAN (English TV channel and Radio service for 17 languages)
NHK WORLD PREMIUM (Japanese TV channel)
NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN (Japanese Radio service)