Kurdistan TV

Kurdistan TV (Kurdish: کوردستان تیڤی) is the first satellite television station in Iraqi Kurdistan that started broadcasting in 1999. It belongs to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and is based in Erbil, Kurdistan Region.[1]

Kurdistan TV
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CountryKurdistan Region, Iraq
Broadcast areaWorldwide
Programming
Language(s)Kurdish
Ownership
OwnerKurdistan Democratic Party
History
Launched1 January 1999 (1999-01-01)
Links
Websitewww.kurdistantv.net
Availability
Streaming media
Kurdistan TVwww.kurdistantv.net/ku/live

The channel broadcasts programs mainly in Kurdish and can be viewed using a WS International satellite system. It transmits on the Eutelsat for Europe, Western Asia and North Africa, and on Galaxy 19 for North America.

Apart from its Kurdish language services, Kurdistan TV also offers an online news presence in Arabic and Turkish. Kurdistan TV's European offices are based in the Netherlands and Germany.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kareem Abdulrahman (4 December 2007). "Guide: Iraq's Kurdish media". BBC News. Retrieved 9 November 2015.

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