North Korea KCTV live stream Non-working links will be marked as offline. Go to the latest update in this post for current working KCTV links. The non-working link info will remain here for archival purposes.
For most of the day — when the stream is available*
— it relays standard color bars but these switch to the KCTV testcard at around 16:30 Pyongyang time.
You can currently find the feed here: http://188.8.131.52:50000/chosun (currently offline) Try clicking on it, but it’s best and easiest viewed in VLC Media Player. Choose “Open network stream,” paste that address in and it should appear if available.
source northkoreatech.org/2011/12/08/north-korean-tv-currently-live-streaming/* KCTV weekday broadcast schedule is about 0800-1430GMT
( 3:00am-9:30am eastern time USA - DST is 1hr earlier)
Weekend schedule 0000-1500GMT
( Sat-Sun 7:00pm-10:00am eastern USA - DST is 1hr earlier)
Yet another link to the KCTV live stream(direct):
mms://184.108.40.206/chosun (currently offline)
http://www.kfausa.org/korean-central-television ( many kctv video clips)
Live stream page http://www.dprkfriendship.com.mx/on-air/ (currently offline)
(Update: August 2014) - The direct link ( mms://220.127.116.11/chosun ) to the KCTV live stream is not working again - this has happened before, being offline for months and it has returned, so keep checking.
The live stream webpage ( http://www.dprkfriendship.com.mx/on-air/ ) is still offline.
When / if it comes back online, this post will be updated.
Use one of the still working Elufa links below, although they periodically interrupt the stream to play ads.
Also, there is a KCTV live stream on this website: http://www.elufa-tv.net/live.html , although the website makes you choose advertisements to watch.
It is an imbed from Ustream. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/elufa-tv (now banned, not working)
(Update November 4 2014)
The above elufa links no longer work, he was banned from ustream.
But thanks to our friends who found new information mentioned in following posts, the new direct link to the KCTV stream is:
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In addition, many thousands of recordings from KCTV can be found from these YouTube channels: