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|Broadcast area||Asia Pacific|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Owner||Television Broadcasts Limited|
|Launched||9 August 1998 (Asia Pacific)|
18 November 2012 (USA)
|Closed||15 August 2018 (Hong Kong)|
1 September 2018 (Asia Pacific and USA)
On December 7, 1998, TVB Satellite Broadcasting Limited was established. and is the only one to enter overseas Chinese satellite TV market. TVB8 was launched, which is mainly broadcast in Mandarin language. TVB8 and TVB Xinghe Channel belongs to TVB were approved by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television of the People's Republic of China for the Mainland China viewers.
After 20 years of broadcasting, TVB8 ceased broadcasting on 15 August 2018 in Hong Kong and 1 September 2018 in Asia-Pacific and USA.