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Broadcast areaVietnam
Asia-Pacific (via satellite)
Worldwide (via satellite and Internet)
HeadquartersVTV Tower, 43 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Ngoc Khanh, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
Language(s)Vietnamese [1]
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Owner Vietnam Television
Sister channels VTV2, VTV3, VTV4, VTV5, VTV6, VTV7, VTV8 and VTV9
Launched7 September 1970;50 years ago (1970-09-07)
Former namesVietnam Television (1970–1977), Central Television - Programme 1 (1977–1987), Vietnam Television - Programme 1 (1987–1993)
Website http://www.vtv.vn/
DigitalChannel 1 (HD)
VTVcabChannel 1 (HD)
Channel 1 (Analog)
SCTVChannel 27 (HD)
K+Channel 6 (HD)
AVGChannel 5 (HD)
VTC DigitalChannel 13 (HD)
MyTVChannel 1 (HD)
Channel 11 (SD)
Viettel TVChannel 2 (HD)
FPT Truyền HìnhChannel 1 (HD)
Streaming media
VTVgo Watch live
VTV.vn Watch live
FPT Play Watch live

VTV1 is the first channel of VTV launched on the 7 September 1970.


The channel was formerly a general news, sports and entertainment channel until VTV3 launched in 1996 and when VTV1 became an all-news channel. It also features news in Vietnamese, formerly with English and French. Since 15 June 2011, VTV1 become 24/7 news, politics, current affairs and generalistic channel, the first of its kind in Vietnam. VTV1 performs political tasks assigned by the Communist Party of Vietnam, the State and the Government, plays the leading role in information, propaganda, publicity, prestige and great influence on the press system television and radio in Vietnam.

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  1. Also English in Talk Vietnam.