Pakistan entered into Television Broadcasting age with a small pilot TV Station established at Lahore from where transmission was first beamed in Black & White with effect from 26 November 1964.
Television centres were established in Karachi and Rawalpindi/Islamabad in 1967 and in Peshawar and Quetta in 1974.
PTV News, a new satellite channel was launched in the face of tough international competition. The objective of providing updated news round the clock.
PTV Sports is a 24-hour sports channel. PTV Sports was launched on 11 January 2012. Its test transmission began on December 2011.
The Hybrid nature of this new channel will offer a rich mixture of programming encompassing: News , Current Affairs, Entertainment, Infotainment, Documentaries,and Music.
Every field in the world is passing through the process of globalization, likewise Pakistan Television has entered into global competition. PTV Global would provide entertainment and the latest news to Pakistanis working abroad.
PTV Bolan broadcasts regional programmes in Balochi language. PTV Bolan was launched on August 14, 2005.Bolan Channel would promote the rich cultural heritage of Balochistan province and provides entertainment and information to the people in Balochi, Pushto and Brahvi languages.
PTV National a channel of regional languages of Pakistan has been the core source of providing Entertainment, Infotainment, and News etc in all the provinces of Pakistan along with 52 Countries all around the world in respective regional languages of Pakistan.The programmes in all major languages of Pakistan, Sindhi, Punjabi/Saraiki, Pushto/Hindko ,Baluchi/ Brahvi were telecast with a breakup of 2 Hrs for each province were allocated which were repeated two times in the 24 Hrs transmission.
Subsequent to the resolution passed by AJK Legislative Assembly requesting for the establishment of new channel in AJK & directive from the President of Pakistan in the year 2002, it was decided to establish a new TV channel in AJK in early 2004. In pursuance finally a portion of Radio Pakistan building was selected by the Chairman PTV/PBC to serve as AJK TV initially started on 5.2.2004 with its inauguration by President of Pakistan.
PTV Parliament channel was launched on 30th May 2018. PTV Parliament channel telecasts live proceedings of both houses of the Parliament & Standing Committees. The purpose of this channel is to share more information with the public about the Parliament proceedings.
Pakistan entered the television broadcasting age in 1964, with a pilot television station established at Lahore. This is the venue from which Pakistan’s first television broadcast was aired in black & white on the historic date: 26th November, 1964.
The Rawalpindi Center was added in 1967 and Peshawar & Quetta Centers added in 1974.The National Broadcaster has flourished since then, and today has PTV-Centers in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Muzafarabad, AJK and Multan whereas the PTV Headquarters is also located in Islamabad, the Federal Capital.
Constitution Avenue, Islamabad.
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