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 country1930 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