Afghan TV channels now on Turkmen satellite
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Mar. 24
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Three TV channels of Afghanistan (Ariana TV, Noorin TV, Jawan TV) have started broadcasting via the TurkmenAlem 52E satellite, Turkmenistan State News Agency reported.
More than 20 foreign TV channels are already broadcasting in the test mode via the satellite, and it is planned to start their commercial broadcasting in April 2017.
TurkmenAlem 52E, Turkmenistan’s first telecommunications satellite, was launched Apr.28, 2015, from Cape Canaveral (Florida, US).
The satellite has three antennas covering dozens of countries in Europe and Asia, as well as the Middle East and North Africa.