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Henan Television

Henan Television (HNTV) began trial operation on September 15, 1969 and started official broadcasting on October 1, 1969. Now, it has three channels and broadcasts more than 40 hours of programs in total every day.

Signals of HNTV-1 cover all parts of China and 52 other countries and regions, accessible to 72 percent of the world's population. It broadcast 287 hours of programs each week, focusing on news. Its major programs include News Broadcast (Xinwen Lianbo), Central Plains Focus (Zhongyuan Jujiao) and Golden 30' (Huangjin Sanshi Fen).

HNTV-2, covering all parts of Henan Province via microwave, concentrates on urban life. Its key programs are Metropolis Report (Dushi Baodao) and Info-Today (Jinri Xinxi).

HNTV-3, an education channel covering Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan Province, offers information in education, science, technology and health.

HNTV has seven studios, including two covering more than 400 square meters. It mainly employs analog component devices in its program developing. The TV station is equipped with nonlinear editing and digital systems. Signals are sent via optical cable from the broadcast-controlling center to the launch pad and satellite uplinking station.