Malaysia begins DVB-T2 digital broadcasts in Johor

Malaysia begins DVB-T2 digital broadcasts in Johor

Malaysia is starting to transmit digital TV signals in the southern state of Johor. Residents in Johor including the southern tip of Johor Bahru is able to receive the digital versions of the terrestrial channels.

Here are screen shots of channels you can receive if you stay in that region. Channels include TV1, TV2, TV3, NTV7, 8Tv, TV9, TVAH. All channels are transmitted over two frequencies of 682 and 698 MHz and are in Standard Definition only.

If you own a Draco set top box or any DVB-T2 box living in Woodlands area, do test it if you are able to receive the Malaysian broadcasts (and comment below).

Our review of DRACO DVB-T2 set top box for receiving Mediacorp TV broadcasts in Singapore. You can also purchase other models to receive digital broadcasts as analog broadcasts will be switched over by Dec 2017 (in Singapore) and by 2020 for the region.

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DVB-T2 channel 698MHz for Malaysia 8TV
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A list of channels transmitted over DVB-T2 in Johor Malaysia
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Channel TV AH broadcasted in Digital DVB-T2 standard


In addition, residents are also capable of receiving Singapore’s Mediacorp 7 TV channels using a DVB-T2 receiver.

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