The National Television of Cambodia is the national television station of Cambodia. It is owned and operated by the government of Cambodia in Phnom Penh together with the national radio station, National Radio of Cambodia. TVK is member of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
Founded: 1966
Former names: Télévision royale khmère (TVRK) (1966–1971)Télévision de la République khmère (TVREK) (1971–1976)

TVK broadcasts nine hours on weekdays and seventeen hours on weekends. On weekdays it is separated into two sessions, morning session from 11:30 to 14:30, and evening session from 17:00 to 23:00, and on weekends it broadcasts in one section from 6:00 to 23:00. Reruns are also broadcast at night.

In 1946 Radio Cambodge opened in Phnom Penh, at the time part of French Indochina (French protectorate of Cambodia), using Japanese equipment.[4] After independence it became Radiodiffusion Nationale Khmère (RNK). TV test transmissions started in 1961, regular transmissions on 2 February 1966.[1] Subsequent names include Voice/TV Station of the National United Front of Cambodia (1975) and Voice of the Kampuchean People (VOKP, 1979). In 1983 a Radio and Television Commission was created.[5] In 1994 state TV and radio were placed under the Ministry of Information and separated into different organizations.

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