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PTV World
Country Pakistan
Broadcast areaAfrica
Asia
Europe
Middle East
North America
Oceania
South America
NetworkPakistan Television Corporation
HeadquartersIslamabad, Pakistan
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format16:9 (1080i, HDTV)
Ownership
Sister channelsPTV Home
PTV News
PTV National
PTV Bolan
PTV Global
AJK TV
PTV Sports
PTV Parliament
History
Launched29 January 2013 (2013-01-29)
Closed1998-2007
Former namesPTV-2 (1992–1998)
Links
Websiteptv.com.pk/ptvWorld
Availability
Cable
Nayatel (Pakistan)Channel 30
Stormfiber (Pakistan)Channel 16
Satellite
Paksat-1R (Pakistan , South Asia , Central Asia , Eastern Europe , East Africa , Far East)4004 V 15555
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)Channel 91
Streaming media
Live StreamingWatch Live

PTV World is a 24-hour Pakistani English-language international news channel.[1] It is a state-owned channel as a part of Pakistan Television Corporation .The service is also aimed at the overseas market and broadcast through satellite and online platforms similar to BBC World News, Arirang TV, TRT World, Deutsche Welle, France 24, CGTN, VOA, NHK World-Japan, RT.

Based in the Islamabad, the service started on 1992 as PTV-2 but was later renamed as PTV World in 1998. It is aimed at a worldwide market and is generally broadcast by FTA television providers around the world. It is a provider of live streaming world news which can be viewed via its website, YouTube, and various mobile devices and digital media players. The stated mission of the channels is to "provide a global public service and a common editorial stance".

History

PTV World was launched in 1992 as Pakistan's first satellite TV channel “PTV-2". its name was changed to PTV World in 1998. In 2007, PTV World was replaced by PTV News but was re-inaugurated on January 29, 2013 as an English-language news TV channel.[2]

Programmes

Some famous programmes of this channel are:

Reporting Team

As of 2018, the reporting team included:

See also

References

  1. ^ "PTV World English News Channel by Pakistan Television Corporation". Ali Naz. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  2. ^ Web, Desk (28 January 2013). "PTV's English channel to launch tomorrow: Report". Tribune. Retrieved 27 November 2013.