Radio Television of Djibouti
|Radio Television of Djibouti|
|Owned by||Government of Djibouti|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i, SDTV)|
|Language||Somali, Afar, Arabic, French|
|Headquarters||Djibouti City, Djibouti|
|Badr-6||12207 V 27500 3/4|
The channel began broadcasting in the 1940s, during the colonial period in French Somaliland. In 1967, the Office of French Radio and Television (ORTF) installed a regional station overseas in Djibouti City. The city is today a center for broadcast media, with a number of radio and television stations airing from there.
The broadcasting schedule is composed of news, cultural programs, series, entertainment and variety. Through Badr-6 satellite, the station's transmission can be received in North Africa, Europe, the Near and Middle East. Some of its programs are also streamed on the internet.
- Dubnov (2003:10)
- Dubnov, Helena (2003). A Grammatical Sketch of Somali. Koln: Rudiger Koppe Verlag.
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