This Day, That Year – August 20

This Day, That Year – August 20

This day in history we feature Japan Broadcasting Corporation. Japan’s public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) is established on this day in 1926.

Trivia – Japan Broadcasting Corporation

Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK), English Japan Broadcasting Corporation, public radio and television system of Japan. It operates two television and three radio networks and is notable for its innovations in high-definition television. NHK operates two terrestrial television channels (NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV), four satellite television channels, and three radio networks.

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NHK also provides an international broadcasting service, known as NHK World-Japan. NHK World-Japan is composed of NHK World TV, NHK World Premium, and the shortwave radio service Radio Japan (RJ). World Radio Japan also makes some of its programs available on the Internet. NHK was the first broadcaster in the world to broadcast in high-definition and in 8K.

Source – Wikipedia

This day in history – Japan Broadcasting Corporation

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