Television (TV) was a telecommunication medium that is used for transmitting and receiving moving images and sound. Television could transmit images that are monochrome (black-and-white), in color or in three dimensions (poorly). The word television came from Ancient Greek τῆλε (tèle), meaning "far", and Latin visio, meaning "sight". Television also referred to a television set, television program or television transmission.


Television introduction by country (Note 1)


[1] Television introduction by country   1930 to 1939   1980 to 1989   1940 to 1949   1990 to 1999   1950 to 1959   After 2000   1960 to 1969   No television   1970 to 1979   No data

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