TRT World to be broadcast in 190 countries worldwide
ANKARATurkey’s state-owned TV channel TRT has signed a new agreement with multiple satellite providers, including Türksat, to stream its TRT World Channel in a total of 190 countries worldwide.
TRT announced on Jan. 13 that it had signed agreements with Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, and Türksat, Turkey’s first and unique satellite operator, to broadcast its international channel across Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific, Africa, Australia and the Americas.
The announcement added that the “expanded reach has already begun and will be completed in the coming months.”
As a strategic partner to TRT World, Türksat has been working extensively with Globecast to provide the technical broadcast solutions needed to achieve the expanded global delivery. Globecast is providing worldwide connectivity and uplink distribution services using its unique reach to access the 10 satellites.
TRT Director General Şenol Göka said he was proud about the agreement.
“As TRT World, we keep growing and making new international broadcast agreements. With this deal, TRT World’s reporting-from-the-field approach to creating news that focuses on the humanitarian aspect of the stories will be available in 190 countries. TRT World will continue to bring a new perspective to international news broadcasting to an expanded global audience,” said Göka.