Friday, April 08, 2011

Libyan state TV announces plans to launch English-language version

“The Libyan Jamahiriyah Broadcasting Corporation announces the launch of Al-Jamahiriyah TV in the English language in a trial broadcast at 1900 [1700 gmt] this evening on the following frequency 12360, horizontal polarity, 3/4, 27500″, said Al-Jamahiriyah state-run TV in an urgent screen caption at 1443 gmt on 6 April.

Currently, all programming on Al-Jamahiriyah TV has been in Arabic apart from daily English and French news bulletins.

(Source: Al-Jamahiriyah TV, Tripoli, in Arabic 1443 gmt 6 Apr 11 via BBC Monitoring)
(R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)