TRT International

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Launched February 28, 1990
Closed May 8, 2009
Owned by Turkish Radio and Television Corporation
Picture format 4:3 (576i, SDTV)
Country Turkey
Formerly called TRT-INT-AVRASYA
Optus D2 UBI World TV channel 70 (12581 H, SR 22500, FEC 3/4)
Optus D2 12644 V, SR 22500, FEC 3/4
Thaicom 5 3551 H, SR 13333, FEC 3/4
Intelsat 904 11635 H, SR 29270, FEC 5/6
Türksat 2A 11919 V, SR 24444, FEC 3/4
Türksat 3A 11094 H, SR 24444, FEC 3/4
Astra 3A 11595 H, SR 28500, FEC 9/10
Astra 1L 11568 V, SR 22000, FEC 5/6
Hot Bird 6 10971 H, SR 27500, FEC 3/4
Atlantic Bird 2 11011 V, SR 27500, FEC 3/4
Galaxy 19 11966 H, SR 22000, FEC 3/4
Eutelsat W3A Digiturk channel 59 (11617 V, SR 30000, FEC 3/4)
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 640
Cablecom (Switzerland) Channel 117
Channel 400 (digital CH-D)

TRT INT was a Turkish television station part of the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation.


TRT INT started broadcasting in 1990 as "TRT-INT-AVRASYA", and is now TRT's extensively watched TV station. As an international channel it broadcasts a selection of TRT's programming.

TRT INT aims to provide a continuance of the ties of Turkish citizens living outside Turkey with Turkey and Turkish culture as well as promoting Turkey and Turkish people’s image in every sphere, enhancing the level of education and culture. The Channel is designed to act as a liaison for Turkish citizens living abroad by helping them in various problems they may face abroad; which is why, keeping them in touch with Turkish Republic while, for a better integrity, trying to get them accustomed to the culture they live in forms a significant task for TRT INT.

The Schedule contains education, culture, drama, entertainment, music and sports programs and news with commercial breaks. TRT closed this channel in 2009 and in 2015 TRT World replaced TRT int. The new channel aims to serve much more globalized and polished news programme.[1]

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  1. "About Us | TRTWorld". Retrieved 2016-01-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>