By P.K. Abdul Ghafour | 20 Feb 2013
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation yesterday emphasized its plan to establish an effective satellite television channel to confront Islamophobia and strengthen economic ties between member countries.
“We’ll hold a four-day meeting of experts at OIC headquarters here from Saturday to discuss various aspects of the project in order to present it at the next meeting of OIC information ministers,” said Essam Salim Al-Shanti, director of the media department.
By Libreville Gabon | Arab News } 20 Apr 2012
The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) yesterday announced its plan to establish a satellite channel and promote investment in the media to fight Islamophobia and enhance exchange of information among the member states.
“We have a number of important proposals to strengthen Islamic media activities. They including the launch of an OIC satellite channel,” OIC Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu told a conference of information ministers from the Islamic world.
Source : IslamToday | 22 Dec 2011
A new Islamic TV channel in the Spanish language starts broadcasting today December in Spain with a second Islamic station following a week later.
Hispan TV will be available in Spain and Latin America starting today. The station has Iranian backing. Following closely on its heels on 01 January 2012, the Saudi-backed Cordoba Television station will be launched, owned by the Foundation for the Message of Islam.
Source : Islam Today
Moscow | 16 Feb 2011
Russia's first Muslim TV channel started its test run broadcastings on Sunday in a move earlier endorsed by President Dmitry Medvedev, who pointed to the necessity of creating such a channel in Russia as soon as possible.
The aim is to make Islam more familiar and better understood among the Russian population, a mission that should be specifically fulfilled by Islam experts, Medvedev explained.
Source | Al Arabiya
Kuala Lumpur | 10 Dec 2010
Malaysia on Tuesday will officially launch a free-to-air Islamic television channel to propagate the religion and provide family education based on religious teachings.
The TV al-Hijrah television channel will also open up more opportunities for those in the creative industry, according to Wan Mohammad Sheikh Abdul Aziz, head of the country's Islamic Development Department (JAKIM), which will operate the channel.