Télé Liban edit Extracted from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia - Original source - History
Télé Liban (TL) (Arabic: تلفزيون لبنان) is the first Lebanese public television network, owned by the Lebanese government.
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
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
As of 2012, Télé Liban has become available for viewers in North and South America through over-the-top technology on myTV4