Kurdsat

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Kurdsat Broadcasting Corporation (Kurdish: کوردساتKurdsat) is a Kurdish language satellite television station in Iraqi Kurdistan, broadcasting since 8 January 2000.[2] It belonged to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and was based in Sulaymaniyah.[3]

Kurdsat Broadcasting Corporation
CountryKurdistan
Broadcast areaWorldwide
HeadquartersSulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan
Programming
Language(s)Kurdish
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Ownership
OwnerPatriotic Union of Kurdistan
History
Launched1 January 2000 (2000-01-01)[1]
Links
Websitewww.kurdsat.tv
Availability
Cable
UPC Switzerland (Switzerland)Channel 665 (SD)
Satellite
Ekspress AM6
Europe/Middle East
DVB-S2 QPSK 12667V 4240 5/6 (HD)
Ekspress AM6
Europe/Middle East
DVB-S QPSK 12594V 27500 / 2/3 (SD)
Hot Bird 13C
Europe/Middle East
DVB-S QPSK 11296H 27500 5/6 (SD)
Eutelsat 8 West B
Middle East/North Africa
DVB-S2 8QPSK 11137H 27500 / 5/6 (HD)
Intelsat 11
Americas/Europe
DVB-S2 8QPSK 4185H 20709 5/6 (SD)
Streaming media
KurdsatWatch Live

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.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KURDSAT TV". web.archive.org. 2010-12-17. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  2. ^ Editorial Staff (2019-09-26). "Kurdsat stops broadcasting after 20 years, Iraqi Kurdistan". Kurd Net - Ekurd.net Daily News. Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  3. ^ "Guide: Iraq's Kurdish media". BBC. 2007-12-04. Retrieved 2015-11-09.