(HEBTV) began broadcasting on February 16, 1969. Its signals cover 87 percent of
Hebei Province, all parts of Beijing and Tianjin municipalities. It also covers
parts of Shandong, Henan and Shanxi provinces and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous
Region. More than 120 million people enjoy access to the programs the television
It has two channels, broadcasting 136
hours of programs. It also rebroadcasts programs from two other television
stations. Besides, HEBTV broadcasts 2 hours of programs to North America each
month via the Oriental Satellite Television.
HEBTV-1, a comprehensive channel,
broadcasts programs in news, arts, movies and plays. Its major programs are
Hebei News Broadcast (Hebei Xinwen Lianbo), Economy Watch (Jingji Guancha),
Society Focus (Shehui Shidian), Movie World (Dianying Da Shijie) and Sports
Circle (Titan Neiwai).
HEBTV-2 focuses on economy. Its major
programs include Economy Watch (Jingji Guancha), Economy Express (Jingji
Chuanzhen), Securities Today (Jingri Zhengquan) and Economy Life (Jingji
The television station has three studios.
Both the 800-square-meter and 400-square-meter studios are equipped with digital