JAPAN - JAPÓN
50th anniversary of private commercial broadcasting in Japan
50º aniversario de emisoras privadas y comerciales en Japón
Date of issue: 15 November 2001
Fecha de emisión: 15/11 2001
Total quantity: 10.000.000
The first private commercial radio station in Japan was Chubu-Nippon Housou Kabushikigaisha, of which broadcasting started in 1951. The first private commercial television station, Nippon Television Network corporation (NTV), started broadcasting in 1953.