Anaar TV
تلویزیون انار
Picture format1080p (HDTV), 16:9
OwnerNoorwali Totakhil Baryalay Paikan Noori
Launched31 May 2015
Closed10 Nov 2017
DTTVCh# 29 (Kabul)

ANAAR TV (Persian: تلویزیون انار) is a commercial television station in Kabul, Afghanistan.[1] This channel is launched early after DDTV startup on 31 May 2015,[2] It became one of the first digital terrestrial television (DTTV) stations dedicated to technology, and later became Afghanistan's first English language entertainment Channel. The channel was broadcast via Oqaab DTTV on channel 29,[3] and from 17 January 2016 onward was available on Yahsat.[4]

The channel broadcasts popular English TV series with Dari and Pashto subtitles.

As the only English entertainment and technology channel the channel often faces threats from extremists. After the 7 November 2017 attack on Shamshad TV, the management decide to suspend transmission due to threats, without prior notice.[5][6]


  1. ^ "تلویزیون های کابل". Archived from the original on 2017-09-27. Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  2. ^ "Clients : ANAAR TV". 28 Jan 2018. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 28 Jan 2018.
  3. ^ "List of Oqaab Channels" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Breaking News : "Anaar Tv" new ch start on Yahsat@52*...........with snaps".
  5. ^ "ISIS Claims Attack On Kabul TV Station". NDTV.
  6. ^ "تهدیدات امنیتی شبب شد تا یک رسانه دیگر نیز نشرات اش را در کابل متوقف نماید". هفته نامه آنتن. 22 Nov 2017.