PMC (TV channel)
PMC (shortened from Persian Media Corporation or Persian Music Channel or Persian Media Channel ) is a free-to-air satellite TV network owned by Persian Media Corporation with its headquarters in Dubai Media City. It was launched in 2003. The network is devoted to Persian music videos from ex-pat Iranian singers, as well as Iranian singers based in Iran.
|Launched||May 9, 2003|
|Owned by||Mehrdad Esmaili Kia|
|Picture format||16:9 (720p, HDTV), 16:9 (576i, SDTV)|
|Broadcast area||Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and Northern Africa|
|Headquarters||Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE|
|Hot Bird 13B||12322 / 27500 / 3/4 H|
|Eutelsat 7A (HD)||11324 / 29700 / 2/3 V|
|Eutelsat 7B (SD)||11345 / 27500 / 5/6 H|
In March 2017 the broadcasting via Hotbird was discontinued. In April 2017 PMC started a new broadcasting frequency via Astra. In December 2017 the channel returned to Hotbird. After the channel was only available on Yahsat for a while, it changed to Hotbird, Eutelsat 7A and Eutelsat 7B.
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