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Type Cable and satellite television, IPTV
Country South Korea
Availability National
Owner YTN Group
Key people
Bae, Seok Gyu (배석규, CEO)
Launch date
1995 (television); 2005 (DMB)
Official website

YTN () is a 24-hour news channel in South Korea. It was founded on September 14, 1993, and began broadcasting on March 1, 1995.

The channel's previous slogans are "Yesterday, Today and Now" and "Your True Network", both of them being backronyms for the channel's name. The channel's current slogan is "Always First".


YTN building (right) overlooking Sungnyemun
  • 1993/09/14 YTN founded
  • 1995/03/01 Began broadcasting
  • 2000/04/08 Merged with Seoul Tower, constructing an integrated broadcast transmission tower
  • 2004/03/01 Moved to YTN tower, next to the Sungnyemun
  • 2008/01/31 KCC approved YTN FM Radio.
  • 2008/04/01 YTN FM Radio Began broadcasting in Seoul city. (Callsign:HLQV-FM Frequency:FM 94.5 MHz.)
  • 2014/04 Moved to YTN Newsquare, DMC area


YTN WORLD is the international branch of YTN, which first aired in 1995. YTN WORLD delivers 24-hour real time domestic and international news across the world. On 2014,In Thailand TrueVisions Channel 126(Pervious to Channel 172)

See also


External links

  • YTN - Official website (Korean)
  • YTN corporate information (English)

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