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|Picture format||576i (Standard)|
|Owner||Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5|
|Launched||1 January 1998|
|Website||Thai TV Global|
Thai TV Global Network (TGN) is a Thai satellite television channel. Тhai TV Global Network is the first and only satellite TV broadcasting center in Thailand. TGN, under the operation of the Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5, provides 24-hour-programs broadcasting to 170 countries on five continents. All facets of Thai life, culture, activities, information, news and entertainment are included in the programming for the channel.
TGN reaches an audience of 350 million viewers around the world.
Programming on the channel includes game shows, reports about the royal house of the Chakri dynasty, news, Thai music videos, soap operas, cooking shows (some in English), and Thai boxing known as Muay Thai.
UBC channel 179 ** 500 ** cable operators as a member of the Thailand Cable TV Association' Independent cable networks **
also available on Galaxy 19 at 97 west
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