Takbeer TV

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Takbeer TV
Takbeer TV logo.jpg
Launched 14 January 2010
Owned by Hazrat Sultan Bahu Trust
Slogan Your Call to success
Language Urdu English Arabic Urdu
Broadcast area UK & Europe
Headquarters Birmingham UK
Website www.takbeer.tv
Availability
Satellite
Sky Channel 834
Eutelsat 28A 11344 V 27500 2/3
Streaming media
Web streaming takbeer.tv

Takbeer TV is a free-to-air Islamic TV Channel based in the United Kingdom. It can be viewed on Sky channel 834 as well as online and by certain satellite services. It was launched at a time when other Islamic channels were also being established.[1]

Mission[edit]

Takbeer TV Channel’s aim is to provide, represent and promote a positive outlook of Muslims & Islam and to act as an interface between Muslims & non-Muslims in order to remove the misconceptions people have about Islam.[2]

Programming[edit]

Takbeer TV offers educational, current affairs, and entertainment programmes from an Islamic perspective. In October 2011, the channel began to air programming from Dawn News.[3] Dawn News covers eighteen hours a day of the schedule, featuring news, current affairs shows such as 'News Night with Talat', 'Kab Tak' and 'Baat Nikaly Gee' and other shows e.g. 'Mast Morning With Maira', 'Sport Zone', 'A Taste of Fusion', '92[Identity]', 'Equinox' etc.

Controversy[edit]

In 2010 Ofcom received a complaint regarding the alleged abusive treatment towards the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Ofcom asked the licensee on several occasions to provide the recording for review. The licencee did not provide the recording and the channel was held in breach of broadcasting regulations.[4] Takbeer TV has also been reprimanded by Ofcom for "inciting violence" against Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Takbeer TV buys Sky EPG to launch channel". Biz Asia. 12 January 2010. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  2. ^ About Takbeer TV retrieved from www.takbeertv.com on 20 December 2011.
  3. ^ "Dawn News to channel-share with Takbeer TV". Biz Asia. 21 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ofcom - Tafheem - al Masyal Programme". p. 54. Retrieved April 7, 2011. 
  5. ^ Ofcom raps Takbeer TV for "inciting violence"

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