Télé Liban

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Télé Liban
Type Terrestrial & satellite television network
Country Lebanon
Availability Lebanon
Arab World
Europe
Australia
America
Owner Lebanese Government
Official website
Official website

Télé Liban (TL) (Arabic: تلفزيون لبنان‎) is the first Lebanese public television network, owned by the Lebanese government.

History

Télé Liban was established a result of the merger of two privately owned stations, CLT and Télé Orient in 1977.1 However, the channel was originally launched in 1959 by General Sleiman Nawfal with the aid of France.2

TL is the current Lebanese member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).2

Administration

The chair of the channel is appointed by the Lebanese cabinet. Jean Claude Boulos and Ibrahim Khoury were former presidents of the channel during the 1990s.3

Availability

As of 2012, Télé Liban has become available for viewers in North and South America through over-the-top technology on myTV4
.

References

  1. ^ Harb, Zahera. Channel of Resistance in Lebanon: Liberation Propaganda, page 97
  2. ^ a b "Tele Liban". Tele Liban. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lahoud implores Tele-Liban to prioritize satellite broadcasting". The Daily Star. 30 April 1999. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.my-tv.us/MainMenu/Products/Channels_List









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