An Education TV has important strategic value to improve intellectual live of nation, as well as providing alternative solution to the various problems which has occurred in society through broadcasting improving quality program and precise target. Regarding heretofore there are no real education station which run over education program. Therefore the existence of Education TV Station is urgently needed. Semarang as the Central Java capital city, which is also industrial city, commerce, oceanography, cultural tourism, and education unseparable upon its need. Hence, Central Java Governor approval number 483/116/2003 dated 13 September 2003 and its reform approval number 483/12A/2005 dated 8 February 2005, it’s legally publish the establishment licence of an Education TV managed by Dian Nuswantoro University Semarang (UDINUS), namelly “TELEVISI KAMPUS UNIVERSITAS DIAN NUSWANTORO”, which has its popular abbreviation so called TVKU.
In the year of 2008, under the permission of the Ministry of Communication & Information number : 234/KEP/M.KOMINFO/8/2008 regarding Operation Principle Broadcasting Licence for Private Broadcasting Institution TV Broadcasting Service PT. TELEVISI KAMPUS UDINUS also Operation Principle Broadcasting Licence Certification for TVKU Trial Broadcast from The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI Pusat) Number: 042/IPP-UCS/LPS.JATENG/KPI/08/2008 within thebroadcast coverage area over Central Java Province. On thetechnology side of hardware, software, and brainware, UDINUS has been consider being able to maintain periodically delivering broadcast, and development agency of Semarang and its surrounding area in particular, as well as Central Java in general.