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|
Radio Television of Djibouti (RTD) (French: Radiodiffusion Télévision de Djibouti) is the national broadcaster of Djibouti. The program schedule is composed of news, cultural programs, series, entertainment and variety. It is taken by satellites Badr-6 can be received in North Africa, Europe, the Near and Middle East, some of its programs are also streamed on the internet.
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. Now Djibouti also hosts modern Djiboutian traditional music. Djibouti is also a center for broadcast media, with a number of radio and television stations broadcasting from there.
- Dubnov (2003:10)
- Dubnov, Helena (2003). A Grammatical Sketch of Somali. Koln: Rudiger Koppe Verlag.
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