Eri-TV

Bio

Eri-TV is a state-owned Eritrean television network. Headquartered in the capital, Asmara, it broadcasts 24-hours a day. The station offers around-the-clock news bulletins, talk shows, and cultural and educational programs. Eri-TV has a large viewership base outside of Eritrea, which the state-run channel acknowledges and utilizes to communicate with Eritreans living abroad. The network has an estimated 1-2 million weekly viewers. Eri-TV recognizes Eritrean minority culture and has largely adopted an equal time share between each of the country's spoken languages. Eri-TV is governed and funded by the Eritrean Ministry of Information.

Eri-TV 1 broadcasts internationally via satellite along with its sister radio station, Dimtsi Hafash. Broadcasts on the channel are typically either news, music videos or dramas. It also airs both domestic and international films. The station broadcasts mostly in Tigrinya, Arabic, English and Tigre. It also airs a few programs in Amharic, Somali and Afaan Oromoo.

Profile added by Stanley Gazemba on 07 Sep 2015
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