|Picture format|| 1080i HDTV |
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Sister channels|| NPO 1 |
NPO 1 Extra
NPO 2 Extra
|Former names||Politiek 24 (2006-2014)|
NPO Politiek (2014-2021)
|NPO||- Live tv|
|Ziggo GO||ZiggoGO.tv (Europe only)|
NPO Politiek en Nieuws is a public television channel operated by the public broadcaster NOS, which supplies news and sports to all national public television and radio networks. Programmes come live from The Hague when the parliament is in session. When the parliament was not in session the NPO Politiek en Nieuws channel became NPO Sport , broadcasting sporting events or news and current affairs, supplied by the NOS. On 15 December 2021, NPO Nieuws merged with NPO Politiek to make the present name of this channel.  Before 10 March 2014 the channel was called Politiek 24. 
Especially in the summer months, the channel reported on sporting events which were not fully shown on the open channels of the NPO. These competitions included the World Cup/European Athletics Championships, World Cup/European Swimming Championships, World Equestrian Games, World Championships and Vuelta a España.
The Dutch public broadcasting system is a group of organizations that are responsible for public service television and radio broadcasting in the Netherlands. It is composed of the Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (NPO) foundation, which acts as its governing body, and a number of public broadcasters. The Dutch Media Act 2008 regulates how air time is divided and puts the administration of the public broadcasting system in the hands of the NPO Board of Directors.
Television in the Netherlands was officially introduced in 1951. In the Netherlands, the television market is divided between a number of commercial networks, such as RTL Nederland, and a system of public broadcasters sharing three channels, NPO 1, NPO 2, and NPO 3. Imported programmes, as well as news interviews with responses in a foreign language, are almost always shown in their original language, with subtitles.
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