The Japanese public corporation, NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai - Japan Broadcasting Corporation) has extended the emission of its international channel, in abierto, and this case destined to the European market, very little prolific in channels coming from Japan.
NHK World can attract in open in phase of tests through the frequency 11.509-V MHz (MR. 22000, FEC 5/6) of the Astra satellite 1L. In fact, it is the unique Japanese television channel that is distributed mainly in this orbital, accessible position in all the Iberian Peninsula and of Europe.
NHK World emits programs of own production, mainly of information. He is destined basically to the Japanese emigrants who live outside this Eastern country. The information appears recently in English language and also in Japanese.
This is the first time that NHK World can attract in Europe, after the starting the past month of May through satellite Badr 4 (26º This) destined to the market of the Arab television.
JSTV (Japan Satellite Television) is another Japanese channel that also is accessible in Europe, in this case through 13º This of Eutelsat Hot IBRD, although its emission arranges between the open one and the codified one under the Cryptoworks system.
Image of NHK World