Corporate History

Jan .1991

Allocated a frequency of 14ch to Tokyo Met. area

Mar .1991

TOKYO METROPOLITAN TELEVISION BROADCASTING CORPORATION filed proposal for the license with Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

Dec .1992

Convention of Promotion Organization for TOKYO METROPOLITAN TELEVISION BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Feb .1993

Granted provisional license by Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

Apr .1993

Inaugural General Meeting for TOKYO METROPOLITAN TELEVISION BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Oct .1995

Relocate corporate headquarters to Telecom Center building at New Tokyo Waterfront

Nov .1995

Launch broadcasting on Nov.1

Nov .1995

Offcially licensed as JOMX-TV by Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

Jan .2000

Establish of MX MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT INC. as a subsidiary

Apr .2003

Granted provisional license for terrestrial digital broadcasting by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Sep .2003

Tie up with CHANNEL YOUNG (broadcasting station in China)

Nov .2003

Offcially licensed as JOMX - DTV by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Dec .2003

Launch digital terrestrial broadcasting on Dec.1

May 2004

Contract with NY1 (broadcasting station in U.S.A.) as a sister station

Jun .2004

Establish of TOKYO METROPOLITAN TELEVISION NY office in NY1

Mar .2005

Reduce paid-in capital from 15 billion yen to 4,335,629,209 yen

Oct .2005

Relocate part of corporate headquarters to the current address

Nov .2005

Supply agreement with TV SEOUL (broadcasting station in Korea)

Jul .2006

Launch full-scale digital broadcasting (broadcasting to mobile media and datacasting) on Jul.1

Jul .2006

Relocated corporate headquarters to the current address

Mar .2007

Tie up with ORF (broadcasting station in Austria)

May 2007

Tie up with ITN (broadcasting station in U.K.)

Jun .2008

Launch 1-seg 2 service (Broadcast dual program simultaneously in 1 - seg broadcasting)

Jun .2008

Supply agreement with QTV (broadcasting station in China)

May 2009

Launch "Cute! 9ch Campaign"

Nov .2010

15 th anniversary of launch broadcasting

Jan .2011

Authorization of removing broadcasting antenna to Tokyo SKY Tree

May 2011

15 th anniversary of launch broadcasting

Jul .2011

Complete transition to digital broadcasting

Aug .2011

One billion yen increase in capital

Feb .2012

Test signal transmission from Tokyo SKY Tree

May 2013

Stop broadcasting from Tokyo Tower

Apr .2014

Launch 24 hours Multichannel broadcasting

May 2015

Tie up with CRI (broad casting station in China)

Jul. 2015

Launch "M-cas" (Simultaneous program delivery application and service) as demonstration experiment

Sep. 2015

Tie up with Dalian Television

Nov. 2015

20th anniversary of launch broadcasting