many televisions in Egypt, with different targets and shows.
One of them is the Aghapy TV, which is the first Coptic
Orthodox Christian channel that broadcasts by satellite and
has as goal to serve the Christians by broadcasting social,
health related and spiritual programs.
The desire of
the Coptic orthodox Christians of having a satellite channel
to bring in their homes the Coptic orthodox church`s
richness it had been long.
The programs of
such a channel help them to grow in the knowledge and grace
of Christ. By watching this TV channel the people can learn
Coptic hymns, can be guided by spiritual sermons and can
have many other benefits by watching the Aghapy TV.
director of this channel is the bishop Botros who is also
the TV` s founder and the Coptic Orthodox Church` s general
The desire of the Coptic orthodox
Christians to have their television became true in
2005, on November 14, when, with the help of the
prayers, of the Alexandria`
s pope (pope Shenouda)
and of the See of the Saint Mark` s patriarch, the
Aghapy TV started to broadcast in the Middle East,
Europe and South America.
In short time, the
television started to broadcast in the New Zeeland,
Australia and North America. Now, this channel can
be received in more than 80 countries, every day.
Another Egypt television is Al Qiethara, a satellite
television channel (also private), that provides
original musical programs from Iraq to the Arab
offers to the young and talented Iraqi artists the outlet,
the chance and the necessary production for their creative
new music and for their expression Iraq with the Iraq`s
modern music. In this way, the Al Qiethara television
promotes the coexistence and the coherence between the
diverse segments of the Iraq`s segments.
It also promotes
the acceptance and the tolerance towards the others. The
channel puts accent on the women participation and all the
Iraqi cultures are fair represented. At Al Qiethara you can
listen to Kurdish, Ashurian and Arabic songs. In 1996, July,
the Nilesat was established. It is an Egyptian investment
company that operates the satellites for the DTH
broadcasting and some related facilities. The company
launched two satellites (Nilesat 101 and 102) and the
additional segment of space is resolved by the Nilesat 103,
the 3rd satellite.
of TV channels, all digital, are broadcasted by the Nilesat,
in KU band. The company also offers 104 radio channels, also
digital, internet services and data transmission. About 76%
of these TV channels are air free, and the other ones are
coded. The channels cover not only entertainment but also
stock exchange and business services and thematic learning
at distance. Another communication company of Egypt is the
Tamima Group which offers to its consumers, media and
telecommunications services through modern technology.
Other Egypt TV is Al Khalijiyah TV, which
is a national television with a various program of news,
shows, music and movies.