Watch ONT All-National Television Live TV from Belarus
Government TV Channel / Obshchenatsional’noe Televidenie is Belarus’s second national television station. It was established on 15 February 2002 by decree of the President of Belarus. It replaced relays of Channel One and currently broadcasts most of the channel’s content. ONT was established by decree of the president on February 15, 2002. The channel used the frequencies formerly used by relayers of Channel One. The Minsk Executive Committee officially registered ONT on March 19, 2002. Broadcasts commenced on June 25, 2002, at 20:35. The first show seen on the new channel was Nashe Novosti (Our News), ONT’s main news programme. The first edition was hosted by Alexander Averkov. Initially it relayed ORT’s programming most of the time with significant differences in advertising breaks and news operation. As the years progressed, the channel added more original content.