Puntland TV and Radio

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Puntland TV and Radio
TypePublic-service radio and television broadcaster
OwnerGovernment of Puntland
Key people
Jamal Arab Yusuf, Director[1]
Launch date
April 2013
Official website

Puntland TV and Radio is the public broadcasting network of the autonomous Puntland region of Somalia. Its headquarters are at the regional capital of Garowe. The service also maintains an office in London. Founded in April 2013, Puntland TV and Radio broadcasts locally in Somali via terrestrial service. It also airs programs globally through satellite. Radio Puntland broadcasts internationally via shortwave, with its transmission reaching as far as Finland.[2][3] Its standard programming includes general news, focusing on regional developments, sports and entertainment.

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  1. ^ "SOMALIA: Puntland president appoints a young, well-known journalist as the new director of Puntland Media". Raxanreeb. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Somali Media Mapping - Radio Stations". Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Radio Puntland from Somalia testing on 13800 kHz shortwave". Retrieved 28 August 2014.

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