TVM2 (sometimes written as TVM 2) is a terrestrial television network in Malta, operated by national broadcaster Public Broadcasting Services. Unlike the more wide-ranging TVM network, TVM2 focuses primarily on cultural and education programming.
|Launched||8 March 2012(As TVM2)|
|Owned by||Public Broadcasting Services|
(Government of Malta)
|Language||Maltese, Maltese Sign Language|
|Formerly called||Education 22|
The network was originally launched as Education 22, an educational television service operated by the Maltese government's Ministry of Education, Employment and the Family. In March 2012 responsibility for the channel was shifted from the Ministry to the national broadcaster, Public Broadcasting Services, and the network began broadcasting as TVM2 on 8 March 2012.
TVM2 primarily airs educational and cultural programming, including direct learning programmes on Maltese history and culture as well as coverage of current events. It also airs a nightly newscast in Maltese Sign Language for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired.
- "Education 22 Goes digital". The Malta Independent. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
- "Education 22 television station becomes TVM2". Times of Malta. 6 March 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
- Vella, Matthew (5 March 2012). "PBS takes Education 22 in cultural revamp of station". Malta Today. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
- Official website (in Maltese)