Telewizja Trwam

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Telewizja Trwam
Launched 12 June 2003; 14 years ago (2003-06-12)
Owned by Fundacja Lux Veritatis
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audience share 0.08% (2012, Nielsen[1])
Slogan Jestem. Pamiętam. Czuwam
Country Poland
Language Polish
Broadcast area Europe
North America
Headquarters Toruń, Poland
Polish Digital MUX 1 (Channel 16)
Astra 1L (Europe, North Africa) 11186 V / 22000 / 5/6 (SD / FTA)
Galaxy 19 (North America) 11960 V / 22000 / 3/4 (SD / FTA)
UPC Poland Channel 852
Vectra (Poland) Channel 112
Toya (Poland) Channel 651
DIALOGmedia (Poland) Channel 75
Neostrada z TV Channel 104

TV Trwam is a Polish TV channel located in Toruń, Poland, belongs to the Lux Veritatis Foundation. The station is owned by the Warsaw Province of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, and is financed through donations from its audience - "The Radio Maryja Family"; this is unlike most Polish television stations which are either publicly funded or dependent on advertising revenue. Due to a concordat with the Vatican that grants certain privileges to the Church, TV Trwam is not bound by normal accounting rules as it is regarded as being Church operated.


TV Trwam is available in many countries around the world via cable or satellite, including: the United States, Germany, Canada, Italy and Switzerland. It is also transmitted free to air from Astra 1L 19,2E satellite in Europe and Galaxy 19 satellite in North America.[2]


The Radio Maryja headquarters are housed in a modern building amid gardens in the north of Toruń.

The station has its television studios in Toruń and Warsaw. The TV Trwam television studio is the second largest in the country (over 700 sq meters). TV Trwam received its license on 13 February 2003 and launched its terrestrial broadcast on 13 May 2003, as well as regular broadcasting via satellite.

The station's motto is "a means of social communication, not media manipulation." The station is funded by donations from viewers, listeners of Radio Maryja, readers of "Nasz Dziennik" (Our Journal) and sales of satellite television receivers. In contrast to Radio Maryja, TV Trwam does not have the status of "public broadcaster" and can place ads.

The station broadcasts news and social affairs as well as political, religious and musical programming.

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