Al Sumaria

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Alsumaria Iraqi satellite TV
TypeSatellite television network
SloganBroadcasting Life
Official website

Alsumaria News (Arabic: السومرية نيوز‎) is an independent Iraqi satellite TV network that transmits on Nilesat, Hotbird, and Noorsat/Eurobird. Established by a group of professional businessmen in 2004, it has 700 employees across Iraq, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan.

Alsumaria adopts a Liberal perspective whilst maintaining religious faith and strongly refuting repression and autocracy. Alsumaria produces almost all of its 24/7 programs in-house. It broadcasts live entertainment, social, political, and game shows hosted by young Iraqis, and drama and comedy series starred, directed and produced by Iraqis.

Alsumaria have exclusive rights to broadcast movies, documentaries, musicals, children, entertainment, and sports shows.


Terrestrial broadcasting 64 UHF

NileSat 102.
Frequency: 12130 MHZ
Polarization: Vertical
Symbol rate: 27.5 Mb/s
FEC: 5/6

HotBird 8 - 13° East
Transponder: 77
Frequency: 12.245 MHz
Polarization: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 27.500 M Symbol
FEC: 3/4


It is available for an Arab audience throughout the world via satellite, online streaming through its website and in the Americas on myTV.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2013-02-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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