Kompas TV (stylized as KOMPASTV) is a national terrestrial private television network in Indonesia. It is owned by the Kompas Gramedia group and is named after its flagship property, the Kompas daily newspaper. Kompas TV was launched on 9 September 2011 with a ”Simfoni Semesta Raya” performance. Kompas TV’s tag line is “Independent | Reliable” (Indonesian: Independen | Terpercaya).
Kompas HD is a simulcast of Kompas TV, Indonesia’s first free to air high definition channel, currently Available on K-Vision and Biznet. On 28 January 2016, Kompas TV was relaunched as a news-oriented network.
Hours before the maiden broadcast, the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission issued a statement that Kompas TV did not have a broadcasting license. In response, Kompas TV announced that the channel was merely a content provider and was not required to have a broadcast license because its content could be aired on regional and international channels. Kompas TV started their broadcast through local television networks in some of the Indonesian provinces. The local television networks featured 70% local content and 30% Kompas TV programmes. The local TV stations that air the Kompas TV network are:
Other Indonesian cities are expected to follow later through the establishment of local stations that relay Kompas broadcasts. Since 9 September 2011, Kompas TV has been available through these pay television networks:
Other international are expected to follow later through the establishment of local stations that relay Kompas broadcasts. Launched March 1 2021, Kompas TV has been available through these pay television
Cablelink – Channel 85
Cignal – Channel 150
SkyCable & Destiny Cable – Channel 274
SkyCable – Channel 870
Kompas TV can be viewed through satellite broadcast from Palapa-D satellite.