JTBC is a South Korean subscription network and broadcasting company, in which the largest shareholder is JoongAng Ilbo /The JoongAng Group with 25% of shares. It was launched on 1 December 2011.
JTBC is one of four new South Korean nationwide generalist cable TV networks alongside Dong-A Ilbo's Channel A, Chosun Ilbo's TV Chosun and Maeil Kyungje's MBN in 2011. The four new networks supplement existing conventional free-to-air TV networks like KBS, MBC, SBS and other smaller channels launched following deregulation in 1990.
JTBC Plus operates the JTBC's specialty cable channels, JTBC2, JTBC3 Fox Sports, JTBC4,JTBC Zee TV,JTBC Zee Cinema and JTBC Golf