|Picture format|| 576i (16:9 SDTV)|
1080i (HDTV) (launch in 2020)
|Owner||National Media Group|
|Launched||7 July 1938|
|Former names||1938–1952: Leningrad Radiocenter |
1952-1960: Leningrad Television Studio
1960-1991: Leningrad Programme
1991-1998: Channel 5
1998-2004: Petersburg Broadcasting Center
|Digital terrestrial television||Channel 5 (St. Petersburg), regional channels|
|NTV Plus (Russia)||Channel 118|
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