Khyber News

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Khyber News
LaunchedAugust 2007
Owned byKamran Hamid Raja
Picture format16:9 576i (SDTV)
Broadcast areaAsia, Middle East, Europe, Australia
Headquarters16, Street: 85, Sector: G-6/4 Islamabad, Pakistan
Sister channel(s)AVT Khyber
Streaming media
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Khyber News is a Pashto satellite television station in Pakistan, which was launched in August 2007. The channel broadcasts 24 hours a day, providing news, current affairs programs and informative programs to the Pashtun population of Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as those living in the Middle East, Europe, and Australia. Unlike most TV stations in Pakistan, Khyber News programs are only in Pashto language and English language.

The main office of Khyber News is located in Islamabad, Pakistan. It also has regional offices in the cities of Peshawar, Karachi and Quetta in Pakistan as well as in Jalalabad, Kabul and Kandahar in Afghanistan and Dubai.

Khyber News is watched in more than 72 countries.

Key people[edit]

  • Kamran Hamid Raja, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jawad Hamid Raja, Chief operating Officer
  • Mubarak Ali, Controller News & Current Affairs
  • Hamid Shamshad, Director P&D and Programs
  • Nafees Kamal, Director Technical
  • Muhammad Zubair Ali, General Manager-Presentation
  • Asim Qureshi, General Manager-Programs
  • Muhammad Idrees, GM Cyber Department
  • Aslam Bukhari, Web Master
  • Abdul Fahad, Social Media Officer

Frequency information[edit]

  • PakSat-1R at 38° East
  • Downlink Frequency: 3809 MHz
  • Polarity: Vertical
  • FEC: 3/4
  • Symbol Rate: 7750 KSPS

Notable Journalists[edit]