Kantipur Television is Nepal's leading private television station. Popularly known as KTV, it is licensed for terrestrial and satellite transmission. Launched in July 2003, KTV today is Nepal's leading television station. During its nine years of operation, KTV has grown significantly and carved a niche in the broadcasting history of Nepal. It has gained popularity not only at home but among non- resident Nepalese community abroad as well. KTV is part of the Kantipur Media Group comprising of publication, television, radio and internet. All the four media excel in their area and complement each other in news and programming.