CNN Indonesia
CNN Indonesia.svg
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersTrans Media Building
Jalan Kapten Pierre Tendean No. 12-14A, Mampang Prapatan, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta
Picture format1080i HDTV
OwnerPT Trans News Corpora
(Trans Media with license from Warner Bros. Discovery International)
Sister channelsCNN
CNN International
CNN Türk
CNN en Español
CNN Brazil
CNN Philippines
CNN Portugal
CNN Prima News
CNN Chile
Trans TV
CNBC Indonesia
Launched20 October 2014 (2014-10-20) (web portal)
17 August 2015 (2015-08-17) (television broadcast)[1]
15 December 2015 (2015-12-15) (official launch)
Streaming media
OfficialWatch live
UseeTVWatch live (IndiHome customers only)

CNN Indonesia is a 24-hour Indonesian free-to-air television news channel owned by Trans Media in collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery under its CNN license.[1] Broadcasting from Trans Media studios in South Jakarta, the local franchise presents national and international content, focusing on general news, business, sports and technology.

Programs are aired 24 hours daily via digital terrestrial TV stations, pay TV providers Transvision and IndiHome nationwide; and live streaming services for overseas viewers.


Businessman Chairul Tanjung announced the birth of a strategic partnership between the then CNN brand owner Turner Broadcasting System unit of Time Warner (both Turner and Warner are part of what is now Warner Bros. Discovery) and Trans Media to launch a CNN-branded channel in Indonesia.[2] CNN Indonesia began as an online portal,, on 24 October 2014 with Yusuf Arifin as editor in chief. It made its soft launching as a news channel in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the country's Proclamation of Independence on 17 August 2015; official launch of the local franchise was held in conjunction with Trans Media's 14th anniversary on 15 December 2015.


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CNN Indonesia is broadcast in digital on 20 transmitters.

City Channel
Banda Aceh 33 UHF
Balikpapan 44 UHF
Bandung 45 UHF
Banjarmasin 37 UHF
Batam 46 UHF
Cirebon 45 UHF
Jakarta 40 UHF
Jember 45 UHF
Kediri 48 UHF
Madiun 43 UHF
Magetan 43 UHF
Malang 27 UHF
Medan 30 UHF
Palembang 35 UHF
Purwokerto 40 UHF
Samarinda 31 UHF
Semarang 42 UHF
Sukabumi 45 UHF
Sumedang 41 UHF
Surakarta 47 UHF
Surabaya 27 UHF
Yogyakarta 47 UHF


As of 2022, the majority of CNN Indonesia's programming is locally produced. Some of the channel's news programmes are simulcast either through Trans Media's free-to-air networks Trans TV and Trans7, with most notable Trans7's news programmes Redaksi which was moved and productions of the program which was redirected to CNN Indonesia.


  1. ^ a b "CNN Worldwide Fact Sheet". Archived from the original on 31 March 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Turner Broadcasting System dan Trans Media akan Luncurkan CNN Indonesia". detiknews (in Indonesian). Jakarta: detikcom. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2020.