Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 25 / Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Iran has opened "Nomayesh" (Display) digital TV-channel, first in the country, IRINN TV-channel reported.
Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of audio and video by digital signals, in contrast to the analog signals used by analog TV. Many countries are replacing broadcast analog television with digital television to allow other uses of the television radio spectrum.
The channel will broadcast local and foreign movies and tv-series. The broadcasting will be in Farsi, and foreign programs will be provided with Farsi subtitles.
In October of 2011, the digital broadcasting was successfully tested, and recently, "Nomayesh" digital channel was presented to the wide public.
Currenly there are 14 TV-channels broadcasting all over Iran, and 34 channels broadcasting only in Iranian provinces.
Iran broadcasts daily news for 1-2 hours in 24 languages. The languages include English, Russian, Turkish, German, Arabic and Italian. Aside from that, such channels as "Al-Alam" and "Press TV" work 24 hours a day, broadcasting in Arabic and English.
In total, Iranian television broadcasts programs in over 25 languages, among which are Chinese, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Japanese, Albanian, Indonesian, Hebrew, Georgian, Turkmen, Tajik, Uzbek and others.
Azerbaijani programs are being broadcasted in Iran daily, for 8 hours per day, and its planned to make it broadcast around the clock in the near future.
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