Idman Azerbaijan TV

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İdman Azərbaycan TV (Sport Azerbaijan TV)
Idman Azerbaijan TV Logo
Launched 1 January 2009; 8 years ago (2009-01-01)
Owned by Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting Closed Joint-stock Company (Government of Azerbaijan)
Country Azerbaijan
Sister channel(s) AzTV, Mədəniyyət TV
Website www.idmantv.az

Idman Azerbaijan TV (Azerbaijani: İdman Azərbaycan TV, "Sport Azerbaijan TV") is a state-controlled television channel in Azerbaijan. It began broadcasting from Baku on 1 January 2009 and primarily airs live sporting events and sport-related programming.[1][2]

The channel is owned by the Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting Closed Joint-stock Company (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Televiziya və Radio Verilişləri Qapalı Səhmdar Cəmiyyəti),[1] of which the Government of Azerbaijan is the only shareholder.[3] This company also owns the channels AzTV and Mədəniyyət TV (Culture TV).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Television Channels in Azerbaijan". Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Hasret, Azer (5 January 2009). "Azerbaijan: New TV channel starts to broadcast". Central Asian and Southern Caucasian Freedom of Expression Network (CASCFEN). Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Huseynov, Emil (2012). "Freedom of Expression in Azerbaijan: The Internet as the last island of freedom". Pluralism and Internet Governance (PDF). Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). p. 90. ISBN 978-92-9234-642-3. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 

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