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. http://home.ptv.com.pk
PTV NEWS (News & Current Affairs
PTV News, a new satellite channel was launched in the face of tough
international competition. The objective of providing updated news
round the clock. http://news.ptv.com.pk
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
(National & International including Business, Sports, Weather,
Entertainment), Current Affairs, Entertainment, Infotainment,
PTV GLOBAL (For USA, UK & Europe
PTV Global (For USA,UK & Europe Viewers) 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
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.
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.
In 2005 after the launching of PTV Bolan on 14th August a Channel
dedicated for the regional languages of Baluchistan, PTV National
was re-sketched and since then PTV Nationals programming is equally
divided in to 05 slots.
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.