Kuala Lumpur Tower - Broadcasting

Broadcasting

Kuala Lumpur Tower, a member of the World Federation of Great Towers, is utilized by several organizations for various broadcasting purposes. The structure was originally intended for broadcasting television, but radio antennas it was officially launched of bradcasting by the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia's Yang Amat Berbahagia Dato Seri Tuanku Doktor Mahathir Binti Mohamad on 1 September 1994 because it could accommodate them. The tower now broadcasts free-to-air terrestrial television and radio stations that use the tower's antenna include:

Television :

Radio :

  • Radio Televisyen Malaysia
    • Muzik FM (88.5 MHz)
    • Ai FM (89.3 MHz)
    • TraXX FM (90.3 MHz)
    • Asyik FM (91.1 MHz)
    • Minnal FM (92.3 MHz)
    • Klasik Nasional FM (93.9 MHz)

Media telecommunications and broadcasting mast. Radio stations on Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) such: Muzik FM, Ai FM, TraXX FM, Asyik FM, Minnal FM and Klasik Nasional FM. Television stations such: TV1 and TV2 a subsidiary of Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM), NTV7 a subsidiary of Media Prima Berhad and TV Alhijrah a subsidiary of Alhijrah Media Corporation a broadcasting VHF and UHF obtaned form antenna by 200-meter.

Malaysia currently employs both analogue broadcasting all television broadcasting is to be analogue. Kuala Lumpur Tower is not a reliable broadcasting antenna for completely digital broadcasting because the tower is not tall enough to transmit the higher frequency waves needed to areas surrounded by forests or high-rise buildings. As an alternative, a new 421-meter-tall (1,381-foot). To make Kuala Lumpur Tower more appealing to two free-to-air terrestrial public broadcasting on Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) and Alhijrah Media Corporation, Telekom Malaysia is the largest integrated solutions provider in Malaysia and one free-to-air terrestrial commercial broadcasting on Media Prima Berhad who plan to move their transmitting stations to the new tower have drafted a plan to extend its digital broadcasting antenna by 401 to 421-meters. To increase the height of the tower's antenna by 421-meters, the structure itself will have to be lengthened by 200-meters, which would cost approximately RM4 billion. In addition to covering this cost, the company would put RM3.5 billion into refurbishing the transmitting station, offering four times more area to each broadcaster. Current Kuala Lumpur aviation restrictions limit Kuala Lumpur Tower's height, but has stated that the company plans to discuss the matter with related ministries and agencies. If these plans are not realized, however, Kuala Lumpur Tower is expected to stop transmitting television and radio waves with the exception of Radio Televisyen Malaysia, Alhijrah Media Corporation, Telekom Malaysia and Media Prima Berhad, who will continue to broadcast through the tower. FM radio stations will also continue to utilize the tower for broadcasting in the Kuala Lumpur area. also pointed out the possibility of the tower depending on what the television broadcasters want or need.

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