International news broadcaster Euronews will launch a Turkish-language channel next Saturday.
It will be available In Turkey via DTH operator Turksat and Turkish Radio and Television, a Euronews shareholder, will broadcast some Euronews programmes on its terrestrial channel TRT2, reaching all Turkish homes. Digiturk already offers Euronews in eight languages Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
The new channel will be on air 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An internet version premiered last Friday, offering Turkish-language content on-demand.