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|Slogan||Kebanggaan Bersama Milik Bangsa|
(The Nation's Collective Pride)
Oke (Okay, tagline)
|Headquarters||MNC Studios, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta, Jakarta|
|Picture format|| 1080i HDTV |
(downscaled to 4:3 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner||PT Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia|
|Parent||Media Nusantara Citra|
|Founded||21 August 1987|
|Launched||24 August 1989|
|Analogue||Check local frequencies|
|First Media||Channel 39|
|MNC Play Media||Channel 80 (SD)|
Channel 430 (HD)
|MNC Vision||Channel 80 (SD)|
Channel 430 (HD)
|RCTI+||Watch live (Indonesia only)|
|MeTube||Watch live (Indonesia only)|
|HOOQ||Watch live (Indonesia only)|
RCTI (Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia) is an Indonesian free-to-air television network based in West Jakarta. It is best known for its news programmings, sports events, celebrity bulletins and soap operas
On October 1987, state broadcaster TVRI lost its monopoly when the government allowed private television stations to begin broadcasting. RCTI was officially inaugurated on the morning of 24 August 1989 by President Suharto as Indonesia's first privately-owned commercial television network. Evening programming was launched by Minister of Information Harmoko. RCTI was initially broadcast to Jabodetabek area as a local pay television channel and was awarded a nationwide terrestrial license one year later. RCTI at the time only aired foreign programming as it cost cheaper compared to self-produced programming. The earlier subscription system also requires a satellite dish and a decoder.
RCTI was initially co-owned by PT Rajawali Wira Bhakti Utama (later Rajawali Corpora) and PT Bimantara Citra (later Global Mediacom, subsequently PT Media Nusantara Citra (MNC)), thus its name. It is completely owned by MNC, which also owns Global TV and MNCTV, both private Indonesian television stations.
RCTI now has 47 relay stations around Indonesia and reaches 180 million viewers.[ citation needed ]
The flagship news program is Seputar iNews (formerly Seputar Indonesia), which has morning, lunchtime and late-night editions. RCTI also broadcasts quiz shows, including the Indonesian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire , which ran from 2001 to 2006. Cartoon shows include the original Aikatsu! series, Do ra emon and Crayon Shin-chan , the latter has since been replaced by locally produced Kiko . RCTI currently broadcast several daily soap operas (known as Layar Drama Indonesia, showing in many titles), as well as occasional sport programmes and localized version of talent shows, such as Indonesian Idol , Rising Star Indonesia , and MasterChef Indonesia .[ citation needed ]
RCTI only shows Shubuh and Maghrib prayer calls in some cities, including Jakarta and Bandung.
Some RCTI stations also broadcast local programming. For example, RCTI Surabaya airs Seputar iNews Jatim, while in Bandung, Seputar iNews Jabar is aired. The Palembang station shows Seputar iNews Sumsel, the Batam station shows Seputar iNews Kepri and the Medan station shows Seputar iNews Sumut. They are mostly shown during the final half-hour of Seputar iNews Pagi (05:30-06:00 WIB or, depending on the local area, 06:30-07:00 WITA and 07:30-08:00 WIT)
RCTI is available as a free-to-air channel in East Timor, but only in Dili and other cities such as Ermera and Baucau. RCTI is also available in Malaysia as a free-to-air channel in Johor Bahru, and in Singapore as a free-to-air channel by using antenna. RCTI is the only Indonesian free-to-air TV channel to be broadcast free-to-air outside Indonesia. Indonesian drama series like Bunga di Tepi Jalan, Bintang, Liontin and Pernikahan Dini currently air on Astro Aruna, a channel on the Singaporean SingTel mio TV 24 Hours IPTV Pay TV Service, but these were broadcast on RCTI on 2001, 2005 and 2006 respectively.
Obama Eksklusif RCTI Bersama Putra Nababan ("Exclusive Interview with Barack Obama") is a television program that aired in March 2010, showing an interview between Indonesian journalist Putra Nababan and President Barack Obama. According to the president, it was probably the first interview ever done by Indonesian television in the White House.The interview covered the partnership between Indonesia and the United States and the president's experiences during his childhood in Indonesia.
This show won an award at the 2011 Panasonic Gobel Awards.
|Slogan||Start usage||End usage|
|Hadirkan Pentas Dunia di Rumah Anda|
(Bringing the world stage to your home)
|Saluran Informasi & Hiburan|
(The Information and Entertainment Channel)
|Kebanggaan Bersama Milik Bangsa|
(The Nation's collective pride)
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