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Slovenská televízia
STV (Slovakia) logo.png
Type Broadcast television
Country Slovakia
Availability terrestrial, cable, satellite
Key people Štefan Nižňanský
Launch date 1991 (by law)
1993 (de facto)
Official Website www.stv.sk
The STV Tower: Slovak TV's headquarters in Bratislava

Slovak Television (STV; Slovenská televízia in Slovak) is a state-owned public television network in Slovakia. It was created in 1991 from the Slovak part of the former Czechoslovak Television (established in 1956). STV is funded from a combination of television licence fees, advertising, and government funding.

Currently there are three channels: Jednotka ("One"), Dvojka ("Two") (called STV1 and STV2 before the name change in 2004), and Trojka ("Three"), a sports channel, launched in 2008. These channels cover the entire territory of Slovakia.

Broadcasting was on a 24-hour basis between 1987 and 1994, and is currently from 06:00 to 01:30.

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Availability

All channels are available on analogue terrestrial television and cable, and via the Astra 3A satellite at 23.5° east through CS Link and Sky Link. The channels were moved from the Eurobird 1 satellite (28.5°E) in late 2005, which caused complaints from people in parts of the country who could not receive the signal from the new position, even with a one-metre diameter satellite dish. They are also available from Astra 1KR at 19.2° east.

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