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Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTV) is the state broadcaster of Jordan. It was formed in 1985 from the merger of Jordan Radio and Jordan Television.
Jordan’s first radio broadcasts were received from other countries in the Middle East. Initially known as Transjordan, it did not adopt a radio service of its own until 1948. Radio Jordan first broadcast in 1956. Today it broadcasts a 24-hour Arabic service, as well as an English language service for 21 hours per day and a French language service for 13 hours per day.
The main channel for JRTV is its satellite channel, called Al-Urdunniyya , meaning the Jordanian