Kurdsat Broadcasting Corporation (Kurdish: کوردسات Kurdsat) is a Kurdish language satellite television station in Iraqi Kurdistan, broadcasting since 8 January 2000. It belonged to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and was based in Sulaymaniyah.
|Headquarters||Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan|
|Picture format||576i (16:9 SDTV)|
|Owner||Patriotic Union of Kurdistan|
|Launched||1 January 2000|
|UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)||Channel 665 (SD)|
|DVB-S2 QPSK 12667V 4240 5/6 (HD)|
|DVB-S QPSK 12594V 27500 / 2/3 (SD)|
|Hot Bird 13C|
|DVB-S QPSK 11296H 27500 5/6 (SD)|
|Eutelsat 8 West B|
Middle East/North Africa
|DVB-S2 8QPSK 11137H 27500 / 5/6 (HD)|
|DVB-S2 8QPSK 4185H 20709 5/6 (SD)|
The channel broadcast programs in Kurdish language. Other languages such as Persian, English and Arabic were also used in some programs with Kurdish subtitles. First established following the Gulf War, Kurdsat was among the Kurdish satellite stations in Kurdistan.
- "KURDSAT TV". web.archive.org. 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
- Editorial Staff (2019-09-26). "Kurdsat stops broadcasting after 20 years, Iraqi Kurdistan". Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily News. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
- "Guide: Iraq's Kurdish media". BBC. 2007-12-04. Retrieved 2015-11-09.