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Asia Television Limited is one of two free-to-air television broadcasters in Hong Kong. Launched in May 29, 1957 as Rediffusion Television (RTV), ATV is the first Chinese-language television station in the world, and the first television station in Hong Kong. RTV started free-to-air broadcasting on November 30, 1973 and was renamed as Asia Television on September 24, 1982, and continued to air until its license expired on April 1, 2016.

Rediffusion (Hong Kong)

1957-1973

Rediffusion logo
Redi HK

RTV

1960s-1973

Rediffusion Television Hong Kong 1960s

1973-1982

Rediffusion Television Hong Kong 1973

ATV (Hong Kong)

1982-1989

Asia Television 1982
Atv1982-1989

1989-2007

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ATV

2007-2016

ATV logo

On 1 April 2015, Hong Kong’s Executive Council gave ATV a one-year notice that its terrestrial television license until 1 April 2016, which was due to expire on 30 November 2015, would not be renewed. Afterward on 4 March 2016 will ending its television broadcasting and closed to bankruptcy in this time.

2017-present

ATV 2017

In December 2017, ATV revived as an OTT service.

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