RTHK

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) is the public broadcasting service in Hong Kong. GOW, the predecessor to RTHK, was established in 1928 as the first broadcasting service in Hong Kong. As a government department under the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Government that directly supported by annual government funding, RTHK's educational, entertainment, and public affairs programmes are broadcast on its seven radio channels and three television channels, as well as commercial television channels.

Radio Television Hong Kong
香港電台
TypePublic service broadcasting, radio, television and online broadcasting
Country
Hong Kong
AvailabilityTerritorial
International
OwnerGovernment of Hong Kong
Key people
Patrick Li Pak-chuen (Director of Broadcasting)
Launch date
1928 (radio)
1954 (gained independence from Government Information Services)
1970 (television)
1994 (online)[1]
12 January 2014 (Digital Terrestrial Television Service)
2 April 2016 (Taking over two analogue channels of Asia Television after their licence expired)
Former names
GOW (1928–1929)
ZBW (1929–1948)
Radio Hong Kong (1948–1976)
Official website
www.rthk.hk
RTHK
Traditional Chinese香港電台
Simplified Chinese香港电台