TV:TRT AVAZ, S HABER, SEMERKAND TV, YUMURCAK TV, TRT1, SAMANYOLU TV, TMB TV, FOX, Cine5
Samanyolu Haber Yumurcak TV TMB (Turkish Music Box) Semerkand TV TRT Avaz TRT 1 Samanyolu TV (Türkiye)
Fox (Türkiye) Cine 5 InterAz TNT (Russia) Telekanal 2X2 (0h) (Russia)
Biss: 12 34 56 9C 65 43 21 C9
About TRT channels
The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, also known as TRT (Turkish: Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu), is the national public broadcaster of Turkey and was founded in 1964. Around 70% of TRT’s funding comes from a tax levied on electricity bills and a license tax on television and radio receivers. As these are hypothecated taxes, as opposed to the money coming from general government funds, the principle is similar to that of the television licence levied in a number of other countries. The rest of TRT’s funding comes from government grants (around 20%), with the final 10% coming from advertising.
Affectionately known to local consumers as the “School”, it was for many years the only television and radio provider in Turkey. Before the introduction of commercial radio in 1990, and subsequently commercial television in 1992, it held a monopoly on broadcasting. More recent deregulation of the Turkish television broadcasting market produced analogue cable television. Today, TRT broadcasts around the world, especially in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.
TRT’s predecessor, “Türkiye Radyolar?” was one of 23 founding broadcasting organisations of the European Broadcasting Union in 1950; it would return to the EBU fold as TRT in 1972. The original company started radio test broadcasts in 1926, with a studio built in Istanbul in 1927 and a studio in Ankara following in 1928.
It organized the Eurovision Song Contest 2004.