TOKYO – NHK WORLD TV, NHK’s international broadcasting service in English, will now be available on J:COM TV from October 1st. J:COM TV is a cable multi-channel service provided by Japan’s largest cable television Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd.

This will enable about 3.1 million more households in Japan to watch NHK WORLD TV, increasing the total number of households to 4.7 million, an increase of nearly threefold.