WOWOW (株式会社WOWOW(ワウワウ、WOWOW Inc.) ) listed as TYO: 4839, is the first private satellite broadcasting and pay TV station in Japan. It has its headquarters on the 21st floor of the Akasaka Park Building in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo. Its broadcasting center is in Koto, Tokyo.
On October 1, 2011, WOWOW expanded their single channel broadcast satellite service to provide three high-definition TV channels:
- WOWOW Prime (WOWOWプライム), a general entertainment channel;
- WOWOW Live (WOWOWライブ), covering sports and live performances; and
- WOWOW Cinema (WOWOWシネマ), a 24-hour movie channel.
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