Public Establishment of Television

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Coordinates: 36°44′53″N 3°03′04″E / 36.74806°N 3.05111°E / 36.74806; 3.05111

Public Establishment of Television
Algerian Television
Formerly called
National Television Company (ENTV, 1986–1991)
Établissement public à caractère industriel et commercial (EPIC)
Industry Television
Predecessor Algerian Radio and Television Broadcasting (RTA, 1962–1986)
  • October 28, 1962; 54 years ago (1962-10-28) (as RTA)
  • July 1, 1986; 30 years ago (1986-07-01) (as ENTV)
  • April 24, 1991; 26 years ago (1991-04-24) (as EPTV)
Headquarters 21 Martyrs Boulevard, PB 148 El Mouradia, Algiers, Algeria
Areas served
Key people
  • Abdou Benziane (1990–1992, 1993–1994)
  • Habib Chawki Hamraoui (1998–2008)
  • Abdelkader Leulmi (2008–2012)
  • Tewfik Khelladi (2012–present)
Owner Government of Algeria
Parent Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française (1956–1962)
Entreprise nationale de Radiodiffusion sonore (1962–present)
Divisions See complete list
Standard Arabic
Abjad المُؤٙسّٙسٙة العُمُومِيّٙة لِلتِّلِفِزْيُون
Romanization Al-Mu’assasa al-‘Umūmiyya li-t-Tilivizyūn
French Établissement public de télévision
Acronym EPTV

Public establishment of television (EPTV) (Arabic: المؤسسة العمومية للتلفزيون‎‎) formerly National Foundation for Television (ENTV) (المؤسسة الوطنية للتلفزيون) is the Algerian national public television network. And the company's products : EPTV TV network, Canal Algérie, Algérie 3 , Algérie 4 and Coran TV 5.

Network and Programs[edit]

Télévision Algérienne[edit]

EPTV broadcasts in Arabic, French, and Berber.

EPTV has produced 2002 Nass Mlah City comedy TV series (English: Good People City) and 2004 and 2005 sequels Nass Mlah City 2 and Nass Mlah City 3.

Canal Algérie[edit]

EPTV was the only television channel until 1994, when French-speaking Canal Algérie was created.
Canal Algérie is available in Europe on Eutelsat[1] satellite service (Hotbird and Astra).
It is also available on French Numericable and Monaco MC Cable cable television services.

Algérie 3[edit]

On 5 July 2001, EPTV launched a new Arabic language channel for the Arab world to give an institutional image of Algeria. On 28 October 2015, the channel has started broadcasting its programs in HD.[2]

Tamazight TV (channel4)[edit]

On March 17, 2009, EPTV launched a new Berber language channel called TV Tamazight, also referred to as Algérie 4.[3] The channel offers programs in Kabyle, Chaoui, Tumzabt, Chenoui and Tuareg.[4]

Coran TV 5[edit]

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