Television Broadcasting Malaysian television broadcasting was launched on twenty-eight December 1963. Color television set was launched on 28 December 1978. Full-time color transmissions of grand introduced until officially inaugurated upon New Year's Day 1982. There are presently 8 nationwide free-to-air terrestrial television areas in Malaysia and a couple of national pay subscription television stations in Malaysia. Out of 8 television channels, four are available in Sabah and Sarawak, and the various other four are available only in Peninsular Malaysia.
Transmissions in Malaysia had been black-and-white till 28 Dec 1978. Initially stereo music broadcasting was introduced in 1985 by simply TV3. Five out of eight stations does not have 24-hour schedule. 24-hour television was released in Malaysia between 13 to 18 May 1989 on TV1. The initially 24-hour broadcasting in Malaysia was presented in 2007 by TV2.
Local Development RTM experienced local programmings in every state right up until 1984, and others local channels had been changed by relay of RTM1. RTM1 had 1 hour of local development between 1984 to 1992. Today, RTM broadcasts similar version nationwide except in Sarawak and Sabah, which still have several local programmings.
RTM have plans to reintroduce the local programs after digital switchover. The local channels had the name RTM and express name, one example is RTM Pinang for Penang. Each channel had its own schedule and broadcasting several hours, and some programs relay from RTM1 and RTM2 (usually news courses and federal government programs).
Among 1984 to 1992, the area programmings was around 5: 00pm about RTM1. Intended for the new regional channels, the broadcasting hours are currently unfamiliar. Today, RTM still transmissions radio in local, yet television in national.