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أو تي في
|Launched||May 2007 (television network)|
|Owned by||OTV Holding|
|Picture format||4:3 (576i, SDTV)|
|Broadcast area||Lebanon; also available in Arab World, European Union, Canada, United States, and Australia|
|DISH Network (USA)||Channel 607|
OTV (Arabic: أو تي في) is a publicly traded television station in Lebanon. It began broadcasting on 20 July 2007 on the Arabsat satellite, on the 11823MHz frequency. OTV launched officially in 2008 after a testing period of almost six months. OTV now covers the world through different broadcasting channels for European Union, Canada, United States, Australia, and the Arab World. In addition, www.otv.com.lb offers live streaming coverage on the internet. The OTV main news bulletin is also broadcast on Sawt Al Mada Radio (92.5 & 92.7 MHz)
OTV broadcasts a diverse, yet consistent, show grid that combines various television genres and preferences. OTV promotes modernism, freedom and democracy through culturally enlightening and entertaining programs. It aims to impart a youthful and dynamic image while sustaining a genuine authenticity.
OTV targets all Lebanese in particular and Arabs in general. The station creates an interactive link between the Lebanese residents in Lebanon and the Lebanese diaspora throughout the world.
Al Lubnaniah Lil I'Lam SAL is the Lebanese joint stock company titular of the OTV television broadcasting license granted by the Lebanese Council of Ministers on 22 June 2006. OTV (Holding) SAL is a recently incorporated investment company; its purpose is to set up, develop, promote, equip, manage, support and/or finance specialized affiliate entities operating in related fields while relying on a strategic alliance with OTV as its main media arm.
Many other programs are shown on the channel; some of them are:
Arab World, Europe, Africa: OTV is Available on
North America: OTV is Available on Dish Network:To Subscribe call 1-888-458-1278
Australia: OTV is Available on:Intelsat 8 12646 MHz vertical Orbital Position: 166 East Transporter: 22 Frequency: 12646 MHz Polarisation: Vertical To subscribe visit www.mysat.tv or call 1800 700 506.
France: OTV is available as part of the Bouquet Libanais on the following networks: FREE, SFR, ORANGE. For more info visit www.bouquet-liban.tv
Sweden:OTV is available as part of Arabic bouquet on Zone TV
Lebanon:OTV terrestrial digital transmission is available through: Cablevision, Econet, and CityTV