Television in Jordan

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Television in Jordan is dominated by pan-Arab satellite, with terrestrial accounting for 16% of TV households in the country. There are 29 free-to-air satellite channels headquartered in Jordan. Pay-TV penetration is low, estimated at 4% in 2011.[1]

The state broadcaster is the Jordan Radio and Television Corporation, which operates a domestic channel and broadcasts internationally via the Jordan Satellite channel.

The independent local channel Roya TV broadcasts local news, dramas and a variety of political, social and economic programmes.[1]

List of channels[edit]

  • JRTV
  • Jordan Series Channel
  • Jordan News TV
  • Alhakeka
  • Nourmina Satellite Channel
  • Roya TV
  • Toyor al Jannah
  • Toyor baby


  1. ^ a b "Arab Media Outlook 2011-2015" (PDF). 2012. p. 184.